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Somerford 

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Just completed another course this afternoon, and have 4 new beeks in the offing for next spring. One has bought a beehaus, the others are undecided as yet.

Ages range 15-50. one interested in beekeeping for bees (ie, pollination, micro biology) the other for honey for his B&B.

Fab.

S
 

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Well done Somerford,four more recruits to join the world of the insane.
 

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I'll run one off now. I can think of three types mind you.

Complete Novice, open to all new ideas however wacky and buys all the kit he/she can see

Master Craftsman - I believe beekeepers are born, you can't learn this ancient craft in anything less than 40 years

Jack of all - master of none, especially the bees !
 

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Ormskirk and Croston beekeepers 50 new beeks in 2 years ,
It's new beekeepers that are important not the latest gimmick :).

John Wilkinson
 

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You lucky chap ... My parent's couldn't stretch to a padded cell. I got chained to the village pound instead!
 

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You lucky chap ... My parent's couldn't stretch to a padded cell. I got chained to the village pound instead!
A village pound? A village pound? Young man, in my day we were never lucky enough to have a village pound.........a cardboard box however, now that's more like it.

(reminds me of that Monty Python sketch!)
 

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Yes,thats me,thought that film had been destroyed,top secret you know...Shhhh.
 

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Shame... especially after you outed me so well ... (hic!)
 

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