Air Drying Clay & Flowers – Day 21 of # 30DaysWild

Day 21 of #30DaysWild was another crafty activity involving air drying clay and foliage. This was something Robin and I tried last year, but sadly as the clay dried it cracked. This time I did a bit more research on materials and technique and I have to say I’m delighted with the results! Although Robin…

Visiting Hazlehead Park – Day 12 of #30DaysWild

Day 12 of #30DaysWild was a trip to Hazlehead Park in Aberdeen. It’s been a while since we have been (not since lockdown) so it was a nice change in scenery. We even managed to get a coffee from a kiosk there too! Not long after we arrived we saw two girls from Robin’s nursery…

Pressing Flowers Using an Iron – Day 10 of #30DaysWild

Day 10 of #30DaysWild saw me pressing some flowers and leaves I had gathered both from the garden and out on a walk. I’ve certainly not done this in a very long time so I turned to Google for some advice, where I found out you could not only press flowers the old fashioned way…

A Trip to Seaton Park, Aberdeen – Day 6 of #30DaysWild

Day 6 of #30DaysWild saw us visit Seaton Park in Aberdeen, a park which offers water, woodland, gardens and parkland! We started up by St Machar Cathedral, a stone’s throw away from University of Aberdeen. Once through the gates we headed to the river. It was a beautiful day and very busy! Trying to keep…

Easy Bird Feeders – Day 4 of #30DaysWild

This activity is quick and simple that it even held the attention of my 3 year old. Having said that, it may have just been the peanut butter. You will have to judge yourself when you see the video 😂🤦 I’ve seen this tutorial all over social media recently and it is the perfect 30…

Planting Sunflowers & Radishes – Day 2 of #30DaysWild

Day 2 of #30dayswild saw us planting up our sunflower and radish seeds we got from our May edition of our Mud & Bloom box. Mud & Bloom are a subscription box that send you nature inspired activities each month. We got our first one from a friend as a gift for Robin’s 3rd birthday….

#30DaysWild 2020 – Here We Come!

Oh it is good to be back! I’ve been away from blogging for too long. What better way to start again than during June, the official 30 Days Wild month! This is the 6th year I have taken part in the challenge! In that time I’ve had a child (Robin now 3) which changed my…

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…

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…

Looking Back at #30DaysWild 2017 – Day 30

Today is the final day of #30DaysWild 2017! Firstly I want to congratulate all the people who took the time to get involved this month. I am sure you agree by taking part you have seen many new things during the month, and made some lovely memories. To everyone who has blogged, good job! Blogging…

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 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…