30 Days Wild 2021 Days 16 – 20

Welcome to days 16 – 20 of my 30 Days Wild challenge from The Wildlife Trusts. Every year in the month of June we are challenged to do something “wild” to connect with nature. If you haven’t already seen Days 1-5, Days 6-10 and Days 11-15, you can catch up on my blog. Day 16…

30 Days Wild 2021 Days 6 – 10

Welcome to days 6 – 10 of my 30 Days Wild challenge from The Wildlife Trusts. Every year in the month of June we are challenged to do something “wild” to connect with nature. If you haven’t already seen Days 1-5 you can catch up on my blog. Day 6 of 30 Days Wild –…

30 Days Wild 2021 Days 1 – 5

It’s June which means one thing – #30daywild 🌿 I’ve now been taking part in this initiative by The Wildlife Trust for 7 years! Blogging, photographing, read, creating and videoing my way through many different wildlife and nature related experiences. I’ve even been on Radio BBC Scotland speaking about the challenge before! In 2020 it…

Four Nature Books for Toddlers – Day 10 #30dayswild

Robin loves to read and if the book has flaps to lift up, even better! Quite often when he first wakes up he points to his books to read one, and last thing at night it is the same. As you can imagine a lot of his books are centred around nature. Last year I…

Adventures at Drum Castle, Aberdeenshire – Day 9 #30dayswild

Day 9 of #30dayswild saw us explore the grounds of Drum Castle in Aberdeenshire. When we arrived Robin was zonked out, he had already been asleep for about an hour so I stayed in the car and left him to sleep whilst Daddy went for a walk. 45 minutes later Robin woke up, by this…

Persley Walled Garden – Day 8 #30dayswild

Day 8 of #30dayswild looks at one of those locations which you drive past frequently and always think “I should go there” and rarely ever do! For me that is Persley Walled Garden in Aberdeen. I’ve been there a few times but not since last year. In fact one outing to Persley Walled Garden was…

An Evening Stroll By the River Dee – Day 5 #30dayswild

Day 5 of #30dayswild saw the whole family (all 3 of us) take an impromptu walk down by the River Dee in Aberdeen. We are lucky to work and go to nursery very close to the river and enjoy stunning views daily. Today was a chance to explore a stretch of the river I never…

The Humble Snail – Day 4 of #30dayswild

I’ve always favoured snails over slugs when I see them in the garden, not sure why I just think their shells are quite cool. Not that I’d ever hurt a slug, in fact when I was little I stroked a slug with my thumb. That slug goo wouldn’t come off for ages! Not my best…

Easter Anguston Farm – Day 3 of #30dayswild

Day 3 of #30dayswild – a visit to Easter Anguston Farm in Peterculter, Aberdeen. Easter Anguston Farm is an operational farm which serves as a training facility for adults with learning difficulties and other additional support needs. It has many different areas including farm animals, a fairy wood, plant sale, cafe, tractor play area and…

Nature in the Urban Landscape – Day 2 of #30dayswild

Something simple for day 2 of #30dayswild. A wander around the streets of Aberdeen on a sunny summer’s eve. Sometimes all you need to do is look and you will find nature even in the city centre. Some seriously beautiful blooms and some cute little gardens. Just shows what you can do even with a…

Aden Country Park, Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire – Day 1 of #30dayswild

Boom here we are, the start of #30dayswild! Make sure you join Robin and I on our adventures throughout the month of June. Subscribe to our blog now 🙂 So Day 1 of 30 Days Wild is all about our outing to Aden Country Park in Mintlaw, Aberdeenshire…..last weekend (yup in May not June). Let…