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LBKA : A Stinging Rebuke

Call me old-fashioned, but when I come across wrongdoing in an organisation to which I belong, my hackles rise. Thus I felt duty-bound to blow the whistle on the demonstrably unpalatable activities of two recently-elected top officials of the London Beekeepers’ Association (LBKA) earlier this year. On 20th March 2013, I wrote an Open Letter of Resignation to the Committee of the LBKA), detailing the improper corporate governance by this small clique of senior officers.

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The Best Honey In London (Almost)

The Bermondsey Street Bees have been hitting the high notes again, winning yet another major award. At the 82nd National Honey Show, held in Weybridge last week, my hardworking rooftop divas landed second prize in the open, blind-tasted Best Honey Within the M25 category.This is their third award-winning year in a row, following: 2012: Best Rooftop Honey and Best Packaging at the London Honey Show.
2011: Best Honey Within the M25 at the National Honey Show & Best Restaurant Honey at the London Honey Show. Whisper it quietly: The Bermondsey Street Bees consistently deliver London's finest honey!

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BLink: Bees In The City

An awful lot of poppycock has been written about urban bees by people who should know better (or, more reprehensibly, abuse their positions to promote their own seed-mixes, agency photographers or honey sales without disclosing that personal commercial interest). Here is a link to the British Beekeepers Association's sane, one-page commentary on "Bees In The City".

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