How to deal with bees and wasps around the home – my experiences

Summer has barely started and we’ve already had both bees and wasps making nests on our property. It’s always a surprise when we find them, after all they didn’t call ahead before arriving! This is the first year we have had both bees and wasps at the same time. When this happens we have to decide if we’re going to do something about the nests. After all, my first thought is “oh no, they sting!” but this isn’t always true. Wasps’ nests About ten years ago we had a wasps nest in an airbrick outside the kitchen door. They were a small species of wasp and not agressive so at first we thought we could ignore them, but they became so numerous it was a real problem. They got everywhere.…

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School Holiday Planner – Free Printable

School Holiday Planner – Free Printable

Are you off on your holidays soon? Best wishes if you are. I don’t know anyone who goes away for every day of … View Post
Ouch to 5km – Part 2

Ouch to 5km – Part 2

  Back in January I decided that I would change something quite fundamental about myself: I decided that I would become A Runner. This … View Post
Brittany is Far, Far Away

Brittany is Far, Far Away

I have made a pretty hypocritical mistake with my holiday planning this year. OK, that is a bit too harsh but I have essentially … View Post
What’s This Fuss About SATS?

What’s This Fuss About SATS?

  People have got very irate about primary SATS this year. All the arguing has created a kind of “fog of war”. I’d … View Post