Picture me personally, skimming mag adverts for gorgeous, mail-order Queens.
Italian queens, and Russians needless to say. You can easily spend per queen, with discounts on requests over 10, over 50, over 100. Carniolan Queens, inseminated breeder queens, fast reaction behaviour queens, plus postage… delay, what sort of mag is it?
A copy of? Australasian Beekeeper? had been brazenly kept available within my neighborhood collection, not really secreted in a brown paper case. I happened to be instantly fascinated. This is a screen as world totally unknown, apart from my comprehending that bees are very important for a lifetime on our world.
Beekeepers have constantly felt intimate numbers in my experience, along with their sci-fi suits and veils, lonely presence and key smoke-magic. Do they hypnotise the bees? Seduce them? How can they perhaps not get stung? Perform some bees trust them? Perform some bees perhaps fall a small bit in love using their keepers, in certain form of Baader-Meinhof feeling?
Greg Sproates and his hives within the bush at Bournda. 阅读更多