It’s Wordless Wednesday.
It’s Wordless Wednesday.
I’ve finally reached day 365 of 365 Days Wild! I finished the year’s challenge to connect with nature every day, with a big hunt in the meadow. … More Bug Life
On day 362 of 365 Days Wild I spotted some Corn Speedwell flowers in the grass outside work. … More Speedwell Array
On day 358 of 365 Days Wild I wandered along newly mpown meadow paths beneath cloudy skies. The sky was sullen and overcast, and a strong, chilly wind blew, but I wandered the new paths with a sense that summer was finally growing near. Flowers have started to bloom all around the meadow, and the … More Beneath Cloudy Skies
On day 349 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time in the garden with the newly blooming flowers.
It was a cloudy afternoon when I wandered out on day 342 of 365 days wild. The light that seeped through cast the meadow in a moody haze. … More Moody May Meadow
On day 338 of 365 Days Wild I wandered out in the early evening sunshine. It might have looked like a beautiful May day, but appearances can be deceptive. The day had been characterised by chill winds and punctuated by sleet showers. It felt more like January than May. When the clouds parted, the light … More Chill May Sunlight
On day 329 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the Bird Cherry trees that are growing in the corner of the meadow. I spotted the first of these trees just coming into flower the other week. The second, which spends longer in the shade of the hedge, has only just begun unfurling. … More The Beauty of Bird Cherry Blossom
On day 325 of 365 Days Wild there were lots of bees, bugs, flies and butterflies out and about on the lanes and in the Nature Project. … More Emerging Life
On day 324 of 365 Days Wild I wandered down to the village nature project to see what I could see. … More April Nature Walk
On day 318 of 365 Days Wild I appreciated the simple beauty of the daisies and dandelions that have started to flower in the meadow.
you don’t need to have
a lot to make a difference,
a small space, inviting of life … More Small Space
On day 303 of 365 Days Wild I wandered down to the Nature Project to see what new flowers, encouraged by the warm Spring sunlight, were appearing in the meadow. I was not disappointed. The first things I spotted were the cowslips. These are popping up all around the meadow. A few years ago there … More Spring Flourish
On day 301 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the blackthorn hedge in the Nature Project that is now covered in blossom, as well as bees and butterflies. … More Amongst the Blackthorn Blossoms
the keys to lessons of yesteryear hang illuminated in the light of a youthful sun that grows in strength with each day’s passing, embracing discovery with the eager inquisition of generations advancing into fresh avenues of growth: for old ways yet cling on, shining beacons of both the wisdom of age and the fragility of … More Keys
On day 271 of 365 Days Wild I rose before dawn for what promised to be a beautiful morning down in the meadow and by the pond. … More February Dawn
On day 270 of 365 Days Wild I ventured out in the late afternoon to walk the loop around the village lanes, in search of any signs of Spring and some beautiful views in the golden hour light. … More Walk the Loop
I spent day 261 of 365 Days Wild sat on a bench beside the pond. … More Beside Pooling Waters
On day 249 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the hazel tree in the meadow hedgerow. … More Hedgerow Hazel
a crescent of growth from a soul that refuses to be defeated … More Crescent
Day 227 of 365 Days Wild was a snowy day in our Nottinghamshire village. … More Snow Day
On day 220 of 365 Days Wild I unfortunately missed the best part of the day, the frosty morning, as I was awaiting the arrival of my new phone. By early afternoon it was in my hand and all set up, ready to go. … More Golden Captures
On day 179 of 365 Days Wild I decided to spend some time with the holly trees to be found in the little woodland. … More The Spirit of the Holly
On day 173 of 365 Days Wild I arrived at the pond shortly before sunset. … More At the Day’s End
Day 172 of 365 Days Wild was a day of November gold. … More November Gold
On day 154 of 365 Days Wild I went on a golden walk. … More Golden
On day 152 of 365 Days Wild I wandered down to the Nature Project to see what signs of the changing season I could find. … More Of Witches Hats and Blood Red Skies
On day 140 of 365 Days Wild I went on a toadstool hunt around the meadow and woodland. I’m not entirely certain whether there are actually a lot more toadstools about this year than there have been in previous, or whether I’m just noticing them more because I’m spending so much time out and about. … More Toadstools, Toadstools, Everywhere
There are lots of wild spaces to be found off the footpaths and tracks around the local lanes. When out and about for a wander on day 114 of 365 Days Wild we discovered a strip of growth beside farmland that appears to have been sown and left for the wildlife. The sunflowers scattered through … More Wild Spaces
follow a trail of sunbeams as wandering
footsteps tread pathways along hedgerows
and fencelines, along boundaries and divides … More Catching Sunbeams
For day 98 of 365 Days Wild I went on a bug hunt in the meadow. … More Of Bug Hunts and Raindrops
Day 35 of 365 Days Wild was a day to enjoy the beauty of butterflies. … More The Beauty of Butterflies
Yesterday was National Meadows Day, an annual day on which to celebrate the wonders of wildflower meadows. This event falls on or around the first Saturday of July, which this year was the 4th. What better thing to do on such a day than to visit a meadow? It was rather dull and grey, and … More National Meadows Day 2020
For day 32 of 365 days wild I spent some time with the bees in the meadow. … More Bees, Bees, Bees
Our parks and green spaces are precious. Not only do they provide habitats for wildlife, they also help to improve the quality of life of the people with access to them. There have been a number of studies in recent years that have shown the effects of green spaces on health and well-being. For the first … More Can a value be placed on our urban green spaces?
Wandering along paths that wind their way through a meadow, surrounded by long grass and wildflowers, and listening to the bees and the insects all around you, is one of the best ways to spend the long days of summer. Unfortunately, since the second world war the UK has lost 97% of its wildflower meadows. … More Grow Wild are bringing wildflowers to communities across the UK
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