[MR] BBC: More Good News From Notre Dame

Garth Groff and Sally Sanford mallardlodge1000 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 20 13:35:05 PDT 2019

Noble Friends,

According to a BBC piece today, three beehives on the Notre Dame Cathedral
roof have survived largely intact. The bees are part of a scheme to
increase the bee population in urban Paris.

The story is at https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-47995604 .

Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland also had its bees. During renovations, a hive
cavity was discovered recently during renovations, built into one of the
rooftop pinnacles. This was apparently a gift just to the bees, since there
was no way to open the hive to remove any honey. No bees were then using
the chamber: read under "Rooftop Pinnacle" at
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosslyn_Chapel .

Yours Aye,

Mungo Napier, Laird of Mallard Lodge  🦆

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