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Remembering Eva Crane: Beekeeper and Physicist

June 12th. I have an excuse to write a bit about the amazing Ethel Eva Widdowson, born in London on June 12th, 1912. By age 30, she had defended her doctorate in nuclear physics, begun to teach at Sheffield University, … Continue reading

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Miel Carlota – Once the World’s Biggest Bee Farm

One of the world’s largest honey farms was a Mexican outfit started by a couple of guys on holidays from Germany. The Second World War broke out while they were rambling around the Mexican coast, so they stayed for an … Continue reading

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Mexico

To get through our frigid Canadian winter, we usually slip down to Mexico¬† for a few days. This year, we ended up in Acumel, north of the Belize border. When I was young, I knew a gentleman in Florida who … Continue reading

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