I received a message by way of my father, via the local grocery store, from the resident bee-keeper and honey man. The message was that news had reached him, via a neighbour, that there was a nest of wild honey bees in an old tree on my property - which of course I already knew. The bees have never bothered me and I have never bothered the bees, though I often wondered what the honey might taste like after they have fed abundantly on the flowering basil, rosemary and thyme that grow in my…Continue
Added by Yvonne on May 26, 2012 at 2:45pm — No Comments
Finally, a break in the huge system that has hung over our tiny island home these last two weeks (though I believe it is only a temporary respite).
A combination of dry weather, and the appearance of Handy Andy - something akin to the alignment of the planets, we finally managed to make some progress on what had become a fenced off quagmire, and new home for the local frog population, safe from dog-kind.
With the wood for the two raised beds duly installed,…Continue
Added by Yvonne on May 16, 2012 at 2:19pm — No Comments