I’d been meaning to take a trip to the Great Fen for a while, so one day in July off I went. There are a number of parts to the Great Fen, but the two main areas are Holme Fen and Woodwalton Fen. Holme Fen has been on TV a few times, showcasing the landscape restoration and the…
Short Wood and Southwick Wood
Very late with this one! I mentioned in my 30 Days Wild post that for the final weekend of June I decided to go to somewhere I hadn’t been before. So on that weekend I headed off to a Wildlife Trusts nature reserve near Oundle that comprises two woodlands called Short Wood and Southwick Wood, with a meadow and…
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…
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.