“Julie  Trimingham has written about opera, nothingness, and filmmaking. Her tendency is to astonish with invention. This month it’s beekeeping. As in, she kept bees, became intimate with bees, had a difficult relationship with bees. It’s an eco-truism that the sad decline of the bee population is a harbinger of general collapse. But instead of moaning and wringing her hands, Julie actually went out and did something. And the essay in this month’s issue is her paean to bees, the strange, social, busy, mythic bee.” from Douglas Glover’s introduction to the January 2016 issue of Numéro Cinq, read more here: http://numerocinqmagazine.com/2015/12/26/the-queen-bee-issue-numero-cinqs-january-preview/