For those who haven’t read my earlier posts, 30 Days Wild is a month long campaign run by the Wildlife Trusts throughout June to encourage people to get outside and reconnect with nature. Obviously I don’t really need to reconnect with nature – I spend a large amount of my spare time outside as it is!…
Spring in the Garden, 2016
We’re now well beyond the solstice and into the season of summer, so this is coming a bit late. But here’s a quick look back at some of the things I found in the garden during spring this year. Just goes to show what a variety of life one small garden can contain! To see all…
First Trip of 2016
I’m a bit late posting this as the trip was back at the start on April (I’ve back-dated the post accordingly), but better late than never eh? Extensive quantities of rain and some local flooding meant that despite plans to the contrary I didn’t managed to get out anywhere over the winter. However, spring brought better weather so for…
Woke up to a layer of snow in the garden this morning!
New Adventures: A Look Back At 2015, Part 3
One day in 2014, whilst looking through photos scanned from my old films, I had found a photo of Malham Cove. It was a photo I’d taken when I’d last been to the Yorkshire Dales, 20 years earlier!
New Places: A Look Back At 2015, Part 2
In 2014 the Prince’s Countryside Fund had run big social media campaign around National Countryside Week, their annual awareness week. The challenge had been to walk a “country mile” and post up a “walkie” photo of you out on your walk. This had proved to be hugely popular!
New Beginnings: A Look Back At 2015, Part 1
Looking back, 2015 was probably my most enjoyed year for a long time: a year of learning; of new opportunities and experiences; a year of new adventures. So I’m kicking off 2016 and a new website with a look back at everything that happened last year.