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Busy Bee

The theme for “Smile on Saturday” is “insects and co”.


I must confess that I am not a big fan of insects as a general rule. Dragonflies and bees make up the exception to the rule. Dragonflies are just so beautiful, especially their wings; and bees are so fluffy and furry.


This happy bee in the middle of a velvety dahlia I photographed one day after work when I went to Canterbury to do some shopping.


This year throughout summer and autumn I have been delighted to see so many bees pollinating the flowers around Melbourne. There has been a big drive in Melbourne to establish hives for bees on city rooftops and in people's gardens. I hope this is the reason why I have seen so many this year. We need them so badly to enrich our world and brighten our lives!


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Taken on March 11, 2020