Extracting honey the low-tech way

August 30, 2012 / 0 comments

When Roger bought two colonies of bees over from Leeds to Wales we hadn’t quite anticipated them taking badly to the Welsh weather, but they did. Apparently moist and mild winters are the worst things for bees, and last winter was fucking “moist”. So we lost the colonies. Fortunately, there’s a man who breeds queens…

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shadows of interest #2

August 18, 2012 / 1 comment

Roger and a shadow, Natural History Museum, in Berlin.