June 7, 2009


IT’S NOT FUNNY… And yet it is.

According to a report in last week’s Herald and Post, half a million bees were stolen from a West Lothian farm near Broxburn. I’m not making this up.

The bees were taken in 11 hives, which had been destined to join the 250 hives on the Queen’s Balmoral estate. The report tells us that the police suspect the bee-thieves had specialist knowledge of bees.

The owner of the bees, Mr McGregor told the Herald and Post that “… everybody gets nervous when there’s a bee thief about.”     Read the rest of this entry »