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Sticky Business


Today I’m channeling Winnie the Pooh. There are literally buckets of honey everywhere and I’m one happy, sticky girl. Hopefully we will get about 50 kilos of the good stuff…still waiting for the final count but it looks like it … Continue reading

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Honey bees take Portofino by storm


Picture this…my sister-in-law is sporting her sophisticated bee outfit… She informed me the other day that she would need my assistance with something Friday night. That something involved collecting the first honey combs from her hives! I have a pretty … Continue reading

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Flowers? What flowers?


Oh! Those flowers…I found them in an abandoned field. Honest! The flower thief strikes again. It saddens me that every time I go upstairs to our old house, the more overgrown and abandoned it looks. I just want to go … Continue reading

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To be or not to Bee…bzzzzz


I have a way with chickens. I know, you must be thinking I’ve hit the Prosecco a bit hard today but honest to God, chickens dig me. All I have to do is go near a chicken coop and say … Continue reading

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Bees and Boars


Today was the perfect day for a road trip to the house in the country. Some much needed quiet time was is order and the fresh air was calling me. Although the Autumn leaves are starting to fall, today was … Continue reading

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