Craig French

A Beekeeper Part 3

by | 18th November 2018

  It is not yet the end of the beekeeping year but it feels like a door has been closed on one part of it at least. The fantastic weather this summer created great conditions for honey production and my hive did not disappoint, making somewhere in the region of ten kilograms that translated into […]

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A return to Corlea

by | 23rd July 2018

The last time we went to the Corlea trackway centre near Kenagh in county Longford it had been closed for the season. This time, we’d checked the opening dates so wouldn’t have to endure the biting cold of this unbearably long winter for any great length of time or not until we went outside to […]

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A place for nature

by | 10th July 2018

Bramblewick House sits in grounds of approximately two acres. Some of that is garden and the rest is field and trying to keep on top of all of that is a challenge. At times, it has almost seemed like an obsession which I think was based on the fear of losing control of what we […]

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Loughs, lakes and reasons to be cheerful Part 1

by | 9th June 2018

It has been a long, harsh winter and I for one am glad the snow has gone so after all of that what else is there to do when the sun comes out but to take to the road and capture some of County Longford’s outdoor splendour. When we first moved to County Longford, we […]

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A Beekeeper pt 2

by | 25th May 2018

The beekeeper’s year is well and truly moving on and the bees have been working fast. So much so in fact that I nearly missed what is perhaps the most vital part of the early season – swarming time. It’s not over yet but with some excellent advice and support from the knowledgeable heads at […]

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