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Bees and January

bees-2Looking back I never thought I would end up wanting to keep honey bees. After all, a desert island with an arid climate doesn’t  sound like the most suitable habitat. We’ve always had the dwarf honey bees nesting among our Bougainvillea and trees for many years and a fallen hive from a tree in the garden sparked my interest into the possibility of keeping bees. Continue reading

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Honey, Mustard and Soy Marinade

marinade-with-honey-mustard-and-soy-4700-2Marinades are a great way to tenderize and flavor food before cooking and with some ingredients most likely in your store cupboard, you can transform the taste of food and make it more interesting. Honey, mustard and soy makes a delicious sweet-salty marinade and is one of our favorites and, takes minutes to prepare. Continue reading

The Hive and World HoneyBee Day

The Hive at Kew Gardens-8209From a distance “The Hive” installation at Kew Gardens represents a swarm of bees. Step inside and the multi-sensory elements of the structure responds in real-time to vibrations and sounds from within a beehive. LED lights in “The Hive” light up and flicker as bees communicate with one another. Continue reading

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