Category: Hobbies & Pastimes

Coffee Break 2

Garden Clearance

I do often wonder what things would be like if I didn’t do quite so much training each week. It’s takes up quite a lot of time, usually about 15 hours a week. I’m not training seriously at the moment but trying to fit in several swim, kayak, bike and run sessions a week, along...

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Aquarium Issues

I haven’t mentioned my aquarium or the aquascape within it for quite a while. It was all looking really good lately though and the plants, fish and shrimp inhabitants were all doing well. That was until I noticed the bracing piece of glass in the middle of the tank had fallen off! Actually, one end...

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Late Winter in the Garden

I don’t want to say that there are signs of Spring in the garden yet – It’s still a little early for that and it is looking quite wintry out there still but, there are some signs of late winter garden life. The birds are singing, there are blackbirds, robins and a little wren hopping around....

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Honey Show and Honey Cake Competition

With Anna at band and Morgan surgically attached to his computer it was just me attending the honey show this year. We didn’t really have anything to exhibit though as we didn’t get any honey this year. I did submit a few photos to the photo competition and of course baked the honey cake. There were loads...

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Mis-behaving Bees

Just a quick update on the bees. If you remember last time I was quite pleased that both hives had re-queened. One seemed to be doing really well. The other wasn’t so great and I found the queen camped out under the mesh floor. I put her back in and hoped that maybe she had been out on...

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