(and sometimes the beast!)




As part of "On My Mind" as posted on Down To Earth, I was looking at bees on my clover and thinking how very important they are to us, yet we rarely give them a second thought. 
I now make the effort to look down when I walk on clover to avoid squashing any. Look at the size of the honey bags on this guy.  Regular readers would also know I have a bee-mad son-in-law who has installed native bee houses in my backyard, however, they're a lot harder to photograph, being so small. But here's one I found on a paper daisy: