It wasn't a very hot day today but the bees were out in full force. And busy as only bees can be. The plant by the fence was "BEE CENTRAL" How on earth do those tiny flowers provide nectar for such fat bees? Incoming!I'm off! When you think about it, bees do look comical when … Continue reading A hive of spring activity
On discovering bees in unexpected places
Week One - I'm looking to find something every day that makes me stop, notice and perhaps pause for thought: a great piece of design, a quirky object, something that I might be grateful for, something wondrous, something mundane. I'm also dabbling in some vintage style post-processing - its been so long since I 'played' like this and I need it!
Its mid-winter here, and as I write we are on our way to the shortest day of the year. Winter is when the deep orange aloes come to life in the wild, along the roads and in the gardens. The brightly coloured, tubular flowers that are filled with nectar are a welcome source of food … Continue reading Bees, bugs, birds – A week in the winter garden