#30DaysWild: Picnics, jewels and swifts

  Saturday 10th June "If you go down to the woods today..." Of course, picnics are not just for teddy bears. A picnic is possibly my favourite thing to do in nature, whether it's fish and chips on the beach, a pasty in the park, or cheese and pickle sandwiches in a woodland clearing. Every …

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 …