A Time For Everything

The time has come for me to settle back in Singapore after living as a beekeeper in Uganda and Rwanda for the last 16 years. I shall continue to blog the rest of my life journey here. Occasionally, you may see some of my past blogs as I mesmerise in retrospect.

I have included a segment where I will sell my stuff. Feel free to browse and get in touch with me if you find something you like. :) 

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March 26, 2018

One farmwork I enjoyed most was trapping bees from the wild. The method used was very simple and traditional. I would weaved a traditional beehive, made out of rattan and smeared it with cow dung. The bees love the smell of burnt cow dung. I learnt this trick from the...

March 25, 2018

This morning I had the privileged to be acquainted with Adrian Anantawan. A remarkable talented guy. He shared his journey as a musician and how he overcame his many years of adversities especially during his childhood.

Music brought out the best in him. His grandmother...

March 22, 2018

Ever seen how bee pollen are collected? This bee farm specialises in bee pollen collection. They have a special gate in front of the entrance, called "Pollen Traps". When the forage return, they would have to squeeze thru the gate, resulting in scraping the pollen from...

March 18, 2018

Rummaging through my old collections of videos, I found this shots and clip. The year was 2012 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I was conducting some feasibility studies in Chiang Dao, about 20 km from Chiangmai. I met Professor Michael Burgett at Chiang Mai University. He was...

March 16, 2018

Being a beekeeper brought me to many places, learnt a lot of fascinating methods, worked with different species of honeybees. Most importantly, met with beekeepers of different nations.

Hornets are a threat to beekeepers in Shenzhen, China. They kept apis cerana and the...

March 13, 2018

In Uganda, there is modern beekeeping and traditional beekeeping. Below is one of my farmers harvesting from a traditional beehive. Its a rattan hive.

March 10, 2018

One of the greatest joy for me is being able to capture bees in flight, foraging.

A stingless bee came visiting some time back. Immediately, I went for my iPhone and captured this little girl in slow motion.

Is this small little moments that makes your day so beautiful.

A...

March 6, 2018

The year was 2011.

I had an amazing time when I visited Azman, a bee farmer in Bangi, Kuala Lumpur. We started communicating some time last year this time and he knew I was heading to Malaysia this time of the year. He told me I must come visit his apiary and share with...

March 4, 2018

After searching and wandering for a year to find a home for the club, we have finally found a promising location in Malaysia. We hope we can call this place our home for the Singapore Beekeepers Club.

Nothing concrete yet but even the ten thousand journey, we have to st...

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