Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

This Side of the Pond

Notes from an Uprooted Englishwoman

Never let it be said that my nation fails to give our all when we take on a project. You might even say that we get a bit carried away.

Such is the case with the humble honeybee.

To be clear, the bees haven’t done anything wrong, unless you count the fact that they keep keeling over.

It’s not ideal, but you can hardly blame them.

It’s the reaction of the Brits to this news that can be problematic – not because we don’t care, but because we arguably care too much.

Since the news came out that pesticides and global warming are messing with our bumblebee collection, the good folks of my homeland...

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