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Wordless Wednesday – Dirty faces amongst the Tommies!

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Wordless Wednesday – The Bee’s Knees*

* The Bee’s Knees is a phrase used to convey that something is of excellent quality. It is likely to have originated from the way that bees carry pollen in sacks on their ‘knees’ and alludes to this concentrated goodness.

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The Flight of the Bumblebee

Yesterday the sun was shining brightly, the birds were singing, the bees were buzzing and this (queen buff-tailed I think) bumblebee was flying around nice and slowly, looking for potential nest sites maybe. As a bit of Sunday fun, in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Dusted with gold

       

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