Posts Tagged “Always be learning”

Class number three

By | March 24, 2012

My enthusiasm for the classes had maintained over 2 weeks, so that was a good sign. Despite this, Id learnt my lesson and chowed on Nandos before this class. I even sat at a table, and had cutlery! In the previous week we had been given some equipment catalouges. All up, bought new, it would cost around £500 […]

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Class number two

By | March 24, 2012

I’d been looking forward to class two all week. The class started at 7:30 pm, but teachers pet over here left work early, ate some Burger King like a gannet at Paddington station, and got there over an hour early.. Anyway, class two was also theoretical (with pop quiz from the week before) We covered: […]

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Class number one

By | March 24, 2012

I was so stoked to get a beginners course before Summer (the bee season). Id previously thought the waiting lists would force me to wait a whole year… but, I fluked onto Zoo Train in Regents Park, with a 4 theoretical evening courses, and a practical day opening a hive at Regents Park. Result! On […]

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Urban Bees at Kings Cross

By | March 18, 2012

To be honest, the Regents Park course wasn’t the first one I found. I first found and enrolled in an introductory course at Camley Street Natural Park, near Kings Cross, with Urban Bees. It’s a one day course which covers some fundamentals, and has a hive visit for £80. As a one day course it won’t […]

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Start at Step 1

By | March 18, 2012

Since University I’ve been interested in bees. I once tried to find out how much pollen and nectar they collect, as a factor of how far they fly from the hive. It’s not easy trying to catch, identify and weigh the little suckers, in fact I failed miserably. I didn’t try that hard actually, and […]

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