Duthie Park in Aberdeen – Day 27 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 27 of #30DaysWild looks at Robin and my walk around Duthie Park in Aberdeen. If you have been following my blog this month you may remember that we have already visited Duthie Park this month. That post concentrated on the Winter Gardens, where as this post looks at what you can see when you…

A Walk Around Den of Maidencraig – Day 24 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 24 of #30DaysWild features a wander around Den of Maidencraig in Aberdeen. Den of Maidencraig is a local nature reserve in the Hazlehead area of Aberdeen. The last time I was here was spring 2016 where I saw loads of frogs breeding in the pond. A first for me! As you arrive at the…

A Walk Around Crathes Castle – Day 22 of #30DaysWild 

Day 22 of #30DaysWild looks at our wander around Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire. A couple of days ago I wrote about the yarn bombing at Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire. So today I thought I would write about the wander around the grounds that we had. Crathes Castle is a popular place to visit situated in…

Nature Inspired Books for Babies – Day 20 of #30DaysWild

Day 20 of #30DaysWild is all about nature inspired books for babies. As you can maybe tell from my #30DaysWild posts this year I am very keen to introduce Robin Oleander, my 4 month old son, to nature at a very young age! But sometimes it is not always possible to explore the outdoors. So…

Crathes Castle Yarn Bomb – Day 19 of #30DaysWild

Day 19 of #30DaysWild was my birthday! To celebrate we decided to go and check out the yarn bombing at Crathes Castle in Aberdeenshire. For those of you who are reading this thinking ‘what is yarn bombing’ it is basically a way of decorating the environment with yarn or wool usually through knitting or crocheting….

Robin’s First Trip to the Woods – Day 17 of #30DaysWild

If you go down to the woods today… You will find Robin, mummy and daddy doing day 17 of #30DaysWild! Today’s trip was to Countesswells woods in Aberdeen, a first for all the family. There were a few different options of walks all with varying lengths so we opted for the shortest. Although we had…

A Look Around the Garden – Day 16 of #30DaysWild

Day 16 of #30DaysWild takes a look around our garden. Robin has still been ill after his injections so we haven’t been able to venture far. Still there are plenty of interesting things to find at home. Daddy was out in the garden replenishing the bird food when he came across a dead baby bird…

A Wander Around Hazlehead Park – Day 13 of #30DaysWild

Day 13 of #30DaysWild saw Robin and I take a walk around Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen. Somewhere I have been many times, but the ever changing landscape makes every visit different. My walk around the park today is a route I often take, but as I started to walk around I came to realise that…

Mini Alpine Garden – Day 12 of #30DaysWild

Day 12 of #30DaysWild takes a look at my mini alpine garden I planted last year. At the beginning of last year I got interested in alpine plants. I can’t even remember where it came from. I think it was a combination of seeing massive succulents on my Instagram feed along with seeing alpine gardens…

A Wildflower Hunt – Day 11 of #30DaysWild 2017

Today is day number 11 of #30DaysWild and we decided to do a wildflower hunt! Not far from our house are the BP Headquarters in Aberdeen. Every year they leave a large patch of their land for wildflowers to grow. Today we decided to go and have a look and try out the Great British…

Hunting for Rainbows in the Garden – Day 7 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 7 of #30DaysWild sees Mummy and Robin hunting for rainbows in the garden. Yet again the weather was pretty miserable today and although the rain was on its way out the wind had picked up and all the trees and plants were being blown around like crazy. It wasn’t the kind of day you…