Day 7 of #30DaysWild – Mixing Bird Seed

Busy day with my OT work today. I did manage to find a bit of time to pop into the garden and top up the bird feeders. I actually mix my own bird seed, sort of. After much experimentation I’ve finally found a mix of seeds that satisfy the whole range of garden birds. So…Continue reading Day 7 of #30DaysWild – Mixing Bird Seed

Day 6 of #30DaysWild

“Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.” — Bill Watterson I love rain, its refreshing and essential, but all changes in weather tend to come with not-so-pleasant reminders that my body does not work like it should. Ever heard someone talk about how their scars ache…Continue reading Day 6 of #30DaysWild

Day 5 of #30DaysWild & #WorldEnvironmentDay

Today started bright and early (for me anyway) I usually start my private OT services at 10 am because I’m totally not a morning person. I do occasionally make exceptions though and today was one of them. I do struggle with waking-up early but there are occasions where some kind of get-up-and-go infuses me and…Continue reading Day 5 of #30DaysWild & #WorldEnvironmentDay

sunlight through leaves with the 30 days wild logo

Day 4 of #30DaysWild – Urban Foxes

Today is a rest day. Having been out yesterday I’ve barely got the energy to walk around the garden. Such is life with Ehlers Danlos and PoTS. It hasn’t stopped me finding my wildness though. I checked my trail camera and was pleasantly surprised to find our local foxes have been back. Please ignore the…Continue reading Day 4 of #30DaysWild – Urban Foxes

Day 3 of #30DaysWild at Strawberry Fair

A day late but here’s the post for the 3rd. I actually went out for this one. I spent the day in Cambridge with friends at Strawberry Fair. It’s a free, volunteer run music festival. A celebration of creativity, fun and alternative lifestyle. I absolutely love events like this because you can live out the…Continue reading Day 3 of #30DaysWild at Strawberry Fair

RSPB Bempton Cliffs

RSPB Bempton Cliffs Accessibility Review

Bempton Cliffs near Bridlington in East Yorkshire is a clifftop reserve and nesting ground for over 250,000 sea birds. Gannets, Kittiwakes, Razorbills, Guillemots, Puffins, Herring Gulls and Fulmars to name a few. The cliff-top reserve is also filled with land-based-birds including Short-eared-owls, Tree Sparrows, Linnets, Jackdaws and more. The visitors centre includes access to an…Continue reading RSPB Bempton Cliffs Accessibility Review

The Etches Collection

The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge Bay is home to the incredible fossil collection of Steve Etches. Local beach combing, fossil guru, Steve has spent 30+ years discovering everything the Kimmeridge coast has to offer. His collection now consists of over 2000 late Jurassic specimens.  Steve’s story is pretty incredible, until recently his entire collection was housed…Continue reading The Etches Collection

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary, The New Forest

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary is situated near the heart of The New Forest National Park. The Deer Sanctuary provides a convenient and fairly accessible way to get close to a variety of deer, semi-wild ponies and other wildlife. A large car park and shed-like set of toilets are all that stand out on arrival. The car park…Continue reading Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary, The New Forest