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Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper: What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (with Apologies to My Own)

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Bill Turnbull had no intention of becoming a beekeeper. But when an advertisement for beekeeping classes appeared in the family vet"s office shortly after a swarm of bees landed in Bill"s suburban backyard, it seemed to be a sign. Beekeeping turned out to be an even stickier operation than Bill expected, and he quickly learned that being enthusiastic about something doesn"t necessarily make you a virtuoso. Full of laugh-out-loud antics, lessons learned the hard way, and a passion for the beauty and importance of the infuriating, fascinating--and increasingly threatened--honeybee, Confessions of a Bad Beekeeper is both an introduction to the world of backyard beekeeping and a story about the transformative power of doing what you love--even if you"re a bit bad at it.

About the Author

BILL TURNBULL is the award-winning longtime co-host of BBC Breakfast, Britain’s most-watched morning TV show. A career journalist, he has reported from more than 30 countries, and for four years was the BBC News foreign correspondent in Washington, DC. He is President of the Institute of Northern Ireland Beekeepers and a public ambassador for the British Beekeepers’ Association.

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ISBN:
9781615190324
Subtitle:
What Not to Do When Keeping Bees (with Apologies to My Own)
Author:
Turnbull, Bill
Publisher:
The Experiment
Subject:
Insects & Spiders
Subject:
Biography-Gardeners and Naturalists
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20110510
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5 in

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