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Happy World Bee Day! Books, Buys, and Bee-Saving Tips

Today, May 20th, is World Bee Day! In 2017 the United Nations declared May 20th to be World Bee Day after several proposals from Slovenia. This day was chosen due to it being the birth date of the beekeeping pioneer Anton Janša. You can find out more about the origins of World Bee Day on the project’s website. In an effort to help just a little this World Bee Day, I want to share with you some bee-related books and products, and give you some easy tips for helping the population of our pollinators!

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Top 5 Wednesday: Rainy Day Reads

It’s coming to the end of April, a month in which we’re usually subject to Spring showers. Yet we’ve had uncharacteristically warm weather here in the UK, so not many opportunities for rainy days in bed with a book. For me, a Rainy Day Read is something short that I can devour in a day under the duvet with the miserable weather kept firmly outside, maybe cracking the window an inch to let the noise drift in.

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Small Screen Saturday #3

Small Screen Saturday is a twice-monthly post where I DON’T talk about books! Instead, I’ll share with you some of the television series (and films too, occasionally) that I’ve been enjoying recently. They will always be things I’ve watched on TV or via streaming sites, hence the ‘Small Screen’ part of the title, and I’ll let you know where I’ve been watching it too!

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Top 5 Wednesday: Unexpected Favourites

As the description of today’s topic points out, March’s proverb is ‘in like a lion, out like a lamb’. Today’s list of books are those which I started with some trepidation but ended up really enjoying. Most of these were assigned during my university years and surprised me with how much I enjoyed them!

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Top 5 Wednesday: Spring Reads

Today is the first day of Spring! Spring is probably my favourite season – the weather starts to warm up which makes me want to go out and explore, but you still get plenty of rainy days that are the perfect excuse for getting cosy and having a lazy day with a book!

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