Author Archives: Stephen Fleming

  • 2024 Vita calendar winners

    The overall winner of this year’s Vita Bee Health international photographic competition is Susan Kimber. She wins Є100 and the two runners up, each winning Є50, are Grace Madden and 宋俞瑩 牧野工坊.

    The 2024 month-by-month line up is:

    January Grace Madden

    February Sue Howe

    March Claudia Gannon

    April Keith Pownall

    May Ann Chilcott

    June Karen Jeffries

    July Wendy Noblet

    August Susan Kimber

    September 宋俞瑩 牧野工坊

    October Sue Howe

    November Bryan Nellist

    December Vincent Hakizimana

    Sebastian Owen, commercial director of Vita Bee Health, said, “As ever, we thoroughly enjoyed looking at the superb entries and were then challenged picking winners. The winning photograph by Susan Kimber beautifully encapsulates the honey bee and its work. Congratulations also to Grace Madden and 宋俞瑩 牧野工坊 who have captured apiaries in different parts of the world – England and Taiwan.

    “We warmly thank everyone who entered and the judging panel. Please feel free to download the pdf of the calendar.”

    Winners will shortly be receiving the beautifully printed limited-edition desk calendars.

    High-resolution pdf 2024 Vita Bee Health calendar

    The winning image by Susan Kimber:

  • Sebastian visits Taiwan

    A visit to Taiwan by Sebastian of Vita Bee Health – short video slide show. Spot the differences.

  • First DCA of the season

    It’s May, so drones are out and about, patrolling at DCAs.