Yesterday I spent the afternoon handling bees. It was the final day of my beekeeping 101 class. I want to have bees in the farm, and I don’t even eat honey...
Ten years ago I ran for the EU Parliament. Over the last three months in a rented car, I drove just short of 8000 kilometers campaigning. I had to refill the window washer three times due to the insects smears on the windshield. #in
2015 I got a new job and was forced to buy my first car. Since then I’ve driven more than 100.000 km in it. Every 15.000 km I go in for service. They refill the window wash. I’ve never done it myself. We have lost so Manet insects over the last decades to pesticides that everyone with a car can see it for themselves, and the environment is suffering for it. Everyone needs to pitch in. Plant flowers patches that bloom continuously, let part of your lawn grow wild, leave stacks of rock and twigs for insects. And vote for someone who will ban pesticides.