30 Nov 2012

The Wisdom of Bees on SOUNDART RADIO

This week - my first ever radio broadcast, and at the studios of the excellent Soundart Radio based in Dartington, Devon. More about Soundart Radio here.

It begins with a brief talk about the plight of honey bees and hives in relation to Colony Collapse Disorder, and recent scientific discoveries about neonicotinoid weedkillers. This is followed by a poem I wrote and recorded in 2006/2007.

Originally recorded for a CD of the same name by Arts Council England, it is an epic poem or story-in-rhyme,set in the near future, where a storyteller tells us how the people of the planet came together to save the bees... listen here: