Monthly Archives: October 2010

My grandfather the hero

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When in Cambridge…Museum of Classical Archaeology

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Boy bees get the boot as the weather bites

It seems that the relatively easy life of the drones in my hives is coming to an abrupt and brutal end. The bodies seem to be mounting up outside the hive entrance, suggesting that the worker bees have finally decided … Continue reading

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Our radiators have gone to Romania!

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It’s our 20th anniversary! (And our 6th anniversary… and our 5th…)

On October 19th, 1990 my partner Patrick and I moved into an apartment in Sydney to begin our lives together. This is the date from which we mark our anniversary. Other people mark theirs from the first date (can’t remember … Continue reading

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Serenity

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Our first batch of honey (and it’s only taken two years!)

This is my second year of beekeeping. It’s been an interesting, if somewhat unproductive experience (most of the details having been described in my Adventures in Beekeeping blog here). In a nutshell, it seems that my bees are determined to … Continue reading

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