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A visit from …

‘Twas a night in December And all through the hive A soft humming question, When will Spring arrive? The bees had been clustered All snuggled up tight Dreaming of Springtime, Warmth, nectar and light When something came drumming And thrumming … Continue reading

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The Bee Meeting: North Tawton and South Leigh

In 1962 Sylvia Plath wrote The Bee Meeting, a poem in which she describes her experience of attending a meeting of beekeepers in North Tawton, a village in Devon. Last weekend, fifty-five years later, the Oxfordshire Natural Beekeeping Group gathered … Continue reading

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