Mum came out of the house just at that moment. We shared the excitement with her. “Look!” I said “What do you think it is?” “It is a swarm of bees!” Mum said. Bees! There was a scientific explanation for all those mysterious happenings. And it lay in the fact that all these strange things that had happened in the past few minutes had been caused by this large ball of buzzing bees. What a relief!