OUR FAVOURITE BEEKEEPING BOOKS

OUR FAVOURITE BEEKEEPING BOOKS

Teal making the most of winter by swotting up in the office (this book was actually Emily's 30th birthday present from the team, she was very pleased with it!). We love everything about books, the fish & chip takeaway reminiscent smell of new books, the musty odour of old books and...

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Pot of gold

Pot of gold

Here is a great piece on raw honey by Nutritional Therapist Eve Kalinik, originally in Psychologies Magazine. Like us, Eve is a food lover who believes you can be healthy and eat tasty food. As well as writing about nutrition Eve offers one-to-one cooking classes and pantry make-over services should you...

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A Christmas poem: The Bee Carol

A Christmas poem: The Bee Carol

 by Carol Ann Duffy   Silently on Christmas Eve, the turn of midnight's key; all the garden locked in ice – a silver frieze – except the winter cluster of the bees.   Flightless now and shivering, around their Queen they cling; every bee a gift of heat; she will...

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The Count Down to Lighter Days

The Count Down to Lighter Days

Take hope, the official count down to the days getting longer has begun. Perhaps you, or a little person near you, peeled open your first card window of treats today. Traditionally advent actually starts four Sundays before Christmas. Advent literally means “coming” in Latin, the season journeying towards the shortest...

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Three Good Things in Winter

Three Good Things in Winter

Borage honey drizzled over blue cheese.   Here are three ways we bring pleasure into our lives over the gloomy winter with honey and beeswax candles:  1. BORAGE over blue This subtle honey goes wonderfully with the bold charactered piquant blue cheeses such as Gorgonzola or Roquefort. Drizzle over a section of...

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