#30DaysWild: Magic trees and poppies in the breeze

#30DaysWild - June 26th-29th   Monday Magic - I met this tree at the edge of the woods. I had to look  sort of sideways at it because of the glare of the sun. It towers, twists, and keeps its secrets of who else has passed beneath its crooked limbs. Tuesday Treasure - I found …

National Picnic Week: 16th – 25th June: The Glorious Adventure

  "The Rat brought the boat alongside the bank, tied it up, helped awkward Mole safely ashore, and swung out the picnic basket. The Mole begged to be allowed to unpack it all by himself. He took out all the mysterious packets one by one and arranged their contents, gasping 'Oh my! Oh my!' at …

My Natural Connectors

This year's BBC Springwatch series has been showing a feature on the items people have nominated that most connect them to nature. The items have ranged from cameras for wildlife photography in urban lunch-breaks, to binoculars handed down through generations, even mobile phones for geo-caching adventures and wildlife identification apps. This set me thinking about …

#30DaysWild – of rescues, raindrops and rhymes

Days 5 and 6 of #30DaysWild have been a mixed up, muddled up, jumble of moments. Both days have been a cocktail of sun and rain; heavy rain that pelted the skylight in the living-room roof and angered the roadside ditches until they were swollen and swirling, and blinding brilliance of sun magnified through a …