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Although I’ve always been drawn to the natural world (infact the first iteration of this blog was way back in 2008) modern life is hectic, time is scarce and too often the things we love to do fall by the wayside.

Join me as I rediscover my love of the outdoors, relearn the things I’ve long forgotten and re-wild myself, not through sporadic stolen moments but in a purposeful and joyfully fulfilling way.

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Wildlife to see in August – Dragonflies

Wildlife to see in August – Dragonflies

Wildlife to See in August : Dragonflies The Mythos In European countries, throughout the ages, dragonflies have had a bit of a rough ride, with such names as Devil’s Darning-Needle and Horse-biters. And even though their name conjures up images of the great...

Wildlife to see in August – Water Voles

Wildlife to see in August – Water Voles

Wildlife to See in August : European Water Vole This month may well be a good time to spot water voles, as second litters of juveniles take their first foray into the outside world. Of course, like anything worth seeing, they are notoriously difficult to spot amongst...

See more of your garden moths

See more of your garden moths

There are over 2000 species of moths in Britain, many quite spectacular but we seldom see any, here’s how to get started.

February Highlight : Starling Murmurations

February Highlight : Starling Murmurations

When to See a Starling Murmurations During the winter months, from October to March, starlings from Scandinavia fly south to overwinter in the relatively warmer climate of Britain. These overwintering birds dramatically swell our native flocks creating the perfect...

Photograph Brown Hares

Photograph Brown Hares

The Brown Hare – I’ve spent quite some considerable time watching and photographing these wonderful creatures…

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Non-chocolatey Easter Gift Ideas

Non-chocolatey Easter Gift Ideas

This is my top selection of gifts for kids to help encourage them to get outside, take an interest in nature and keep them occupied for more than two minutes.

Best Budget Binoculars

Best Budget Binoculars

Why Budget Binoculars are a Must! Budget binoculars are a great purchase not only as a ‘starter’ pair for those new to wildlife watching but also as a general, always–have–them–on–you pair. Budget binoculars tend to be smaller and lighter than more expensive ones that...