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…

It’s Not the End – Day 30 of #30DaysWild

The time has now come for #30dayswild to end. But with such an amazing response to the campaign many of the ‘Wilders’ will be continuing to explore and create throughout the year, including me! Ok so it may not be every day or even every week but exploring wildlife is something I really enjoy so…

A Stroll Around NTS Newhailes – Day 19 of 30 Days Wild

Day 19 of 30 Days Wild is a photographic record of my stroll around National Trust for Scotland property Newhailes near Musselburgh. The walk around the estate takes you from overgrown woodland to surprising clearings where the sunshine pours through the woodland canopy. As the walk continues you enter a large clearing of long flowing grasses…

And the rain goes on….Day 16 of 30 Days Wild

Day 16 of 30 Days Wild is a quick look at how all the rain we have been having is impacting on the garden. The rain is still here and the garden is getting rather soggy now. Some of my plants seem to be loving it like my Alpines, Mint and my Potatoes. Others like…

Looking Back to Spring – Day 13 of 30 Days Wild

Day 13 of 30 Days Wild is not so much about the now, it’s more about looking back to Spring when it all began. We start looking forward to Spring in the Autumn when we plant up our bulbs. At that point Spring seems months away, and with the arrival of Winter our longing to…

A Wedding at Wasing Park – Day 12 of 30 Days Wild

This weekend I have been down in Berkshire attending the wedding of my university friend Sarah. Not only was it a wonderful occasion to see Sarah and her husband, but also my uni friends Sophie and Lyndsey. Day 12 of 30 Days Wild is all about the wedding venue Wasing Park and the beautiful surroundings….

Pitmedden Garden – National Trust for Scotland – Day 11 of 30 Days Wild

Day 11 of 30 Days Wild is all about my recent trip to National Trust for Scotland property Pitmedden Gardens, based a stones throw away from village Pitmedden in Aberdeenshire. When I was young we were always members of the National Trust for Scotland and my mum would often take me to visit castles in the summer holidays. Back…

June in the Garden – Day 10 of 30 Days Wild

This time of year I love walking around my garden and seeing how everything is progressing. One moment you are waiting for the buds to develop, the next there is a floral explosion. My Day 10 of 30 Days Wild is a look at how things are coming along, and this is only the beginning. Lots…