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A demonstration of a battle in the garden

A demonstration of a battle in the garden

Now then. Things are about to get serious. To the front line and ... attaaack! A bomb here, a machine gun there, a knife between the teeth and let's e ...
The last minute

The last minute

If we hypothetically shrank the entire 4.5-billion-year history of our planet into one year, human kind would emerge only in the last three minutes of ...
In Love With the Field

In Love With the Field

God created rainy days to allow gardeners to do household chores   Let’s get one thing straight: I’m not a vegetarian, I love meat. I would ...
Viva Mexico!

Viva Mexico!

When I'm searching for ideas for the Hive, I usually start by browsing through photos. I'm looking for one that will inspire me or bring back a memory ...
The Trenta Valley and the Bovec Pockets Dessert

The Trenta Valley and the Bovec Pockets Dessert

Our family spent this year’s winter holidays in the Trenta valley. The weather was, typical for the Julian Alps region, unpredictable and fickle. The ...
The mysterious world of Karst lakes

The mysterious world of Karst lakes

Lake Cerknica was (besides Lake Kočevje, of course :-)) my first thought whenever I planned a weekend getaway or an afternoon trip to the countryside ...
The wild side of the sea coast

The wild side of the sea coast

Who would have thought that sea beet growing by the sea loves salty soil so much that it doesn't even grow on any other soil as a self-sown plant? And ...
A donkey only steps on ice once!

A donkey only steps on ice once!

The title is a literal translation of a Slovenian saying, while its English equivalent would be “once bitten, twice shy” or “fool me once, shame on yo ...
A MONOLOGUE WITH FRIENDS

A MONOLOGUE WITH FRIENDS

Dear readers of the Hive!   Two years ago, we built this hive and placed a couple of honeycombs inside. The number of stories grew and the ...