Obituary: Wantage Market Place

After battling a long struggle, Wantage Market Place plassed away yesterday evening, at a clinic in Switzerland. Market Place didn’t wish to prolong the suffering and travelled to Zurich to pass peacefully.

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Why Should Beekeepers Trap Wasps in Spring

Why should beekeepers trap wasps in spring? The problem I am hoping to address happens in autumn which is a squadron of yellow jackets attacking your weakest colony of honeybees. You can mitigate the problem by narrowing the hive entrance to one bee-space. If the wasp-attack is still persistent, place a clear material at the …

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What Makes Now? November 2019

What makes now? is a mindfulness idea to reflect upon the experiences which make now. The best way to do this is to focus on each of the five senses, and reflect on experiences of each month. This a personal exercise, and naturally, your experiences will be different to mine.

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Fabulous Maximus

Did anyone ever exist called Fabulous Maximus? But why the question?
Someone told me I was ‘fabulous’ mainly because of an act of kindness I had shown to them. If I really was ‘Fabulous’, that would be an awesome name.

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Kettlebells Daily and Strictly

I made progress with my fitness and physique using a kettlebells regime performed daily and strictly. Each morning I perform a warm-up set with one minute of kettlebell bell swings at a low weight (18kg). Then four sets of kettlebell swings, each being eight reps long, and with a twenty second interval between them. I …

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How My Meditation Got Better

I started a morning routine about two years ago. Each morning, for twenty minutes, I meditate and I do this by focusing on my breathing. I breath in for the count of 4, hold my breath for the count of 7 and breath out for the count of 8.

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