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Honey on the comb

Best Honey in London

October 2015 Winning ‘Best Honey in London’ has made me very proud. Not that it’s been especially easy to get to this point. After doing my training with Capital Bee towards the end of 2011, I finally got my hive and bees in May 2012. The hive is in Cordwainers Garden, the community garden that […]

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Bee dream

I took this photo on 4 April 2013. Incredibly, on the one decent day we’ve had in months, the bees came out to collect pollen. Of course it’s not surprising. It’s what they do but my colony was especially weak and, thanks to the terrible winter, then terrible spring, I’ve never been sure whether they’ll […]

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Ischia is a volcanic island renowned for its spas. It is also home to the beautiful gardens of ‘La Mortella’, which were the creation of Susana Walton, wife of composer William Walton. If you’d like an article written, or a review of a particular hotel, restaurant, activity, please contact me. Alternatively, check out my Time Out […]

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