Shaking the Bee Tree

When Zoe was a child she took great delight in shaking the branches of a garden shrub in which bees had gathered by the hundred, until the bees buzzed in a cloud around her head.

Shaking the Bee Tree

When Zoe was a child she took great delight in shaking the branches of a garden shrub in which bees had gathered by the hundred, until the bees buzzed in a cloud around her head. Trust, gaiety, courage and luck, for the bees never stung her, mark her life. Her husband tells her story where her two major heart operations provide the pivots of the narrative.

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