For day 208 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time exploring the nature themed books and gifts that I received for Christmas. … More A Nature Lover’s Christmas
It didn’t take long for the honey bees to descend on the newly opened sedum flowers. … More A Honey Bee Feast
For day 73 of 365 Days Wild I used oil pastels to capture the image of a honey bee on a Calendula flower. … More Honey Bee in Oil Pastel
Day 40 of #365DaysWild … More Don’t Step on a Bee Day
For day 33 of 365 Days Wild, I drew a Buff-tailed Bumblebee on a Knapweed flower. … More For the Love of Bees
For day 32 of 365 days wild I spent some time with the bees in the meadow. … More Bees, Bees, Bees
I painted this bee picture last year. I adore bees and can happily spend hours photographing them. And painting them. … More Bee Love
pirouette amidst the blooms as vibrant sunlight streams on through illuminating dull endeavours into joy Take a seat, there, upon the path, beside the Granny’s Bonnets. There’s a buzzing, sound coming from amidst the sunlit flowers. There’s a bee – you know there is, even if it remains hidden from sight. You strain your eyes … More Dance
Sometimes, no words are needed.
A near-total ban on the use of neonicotinoid pesticides on crops in Europe has been introduced following a vote in the European Commission. From 2019 onwards, almost all outdoor uses of the chemicals will no longer be permitted. The proposed ban gained a large majority backing from the twenty eight EU member states when it was put … More Bees protected as EU bans neonicotinoid pesticides
In what is being seen as a shift in stance, Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced that he will uphold the EU’s ban on neonicotinoids in the UK after Brexit takes effect, backing a total ban on the bee harming pesticides. This overturn of the government’s previous opposition has been welcomed by campaigners, who have argued against claims made by … More Good news for bees!