Beekeeping Poster

I designed this poster a few years ago, as I wanted an aide memoire that was less focussed on traditional beekeeping, and more about honey bees. If we want to keep bees in tune with their natural development and lifecycle, it's important to have a greater understanding of how bees function and many of the … Continue reading Beekeeping Poster

Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Here is the recipe that features on my weekly vlog, The Shawpits Diaries. Head over there for the method, but here are the ingredients: 250g prunes250ml hot Earl Grey tea Steep overnight. 1 egg250g plain flour1tsp baking powder 150g soft brown sugarZest of 1 lemon (preferably a bergamot lemon) Mix the dry ingredients gently in … Continue reading Earl Grey Tea Loaf

Bee Courses for Christmas

This Christmas is going to be a strange one for many, although less so for me as I usually spend Christmas Day on my own or with my children, and actually I find it blissfully relaxing! My older two have moved away so now it's just Rosie and me, and this year we have our … Continue reading Bee Courses for Christmas