A Misty Walk By Donmouth, Aberdeen – Day 14 of #30DaysWild

Day 14 of #30DaysWild was a little bit of a soggy and misty walk at Donmouth, Aberdeen. What a contrast in weather we have had in the last few weeks! Today was a very misty day but it didn’t stop us from doing something wild. As soon as you walked into the reserve the air…

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…

Wildflowers – Day 5 of #30DaysWild

Day 5 of #30DaysWild is all about wildflowers. Before I speak about the wildflowers I gathered, I want to touch upon whether you should pick wildflowers or not. This topic divides opinion amongst many. However after seeking guidance from official sources picking wildflowers is ok as long as you do it responsibly and legally. Plantlife.org.uk…

Back to Basics – Leaf Rubbing. Day 3 of #30DaysWild

Sometimes it’s the simplest of ideas and activities that can provide enjoyment. I’m talking about leaf rubbing 🌿🖍 Remember in school you used to go out and do bark rubbings and leaf rubbings? I remember one year we did a project about trees and my group were allocated the Ash tree. I loved it and…

Exploring the River Don – Day 15 of #30DaysWild

Day 15 of #30DaysWild looks at Robin and my walk down to the River Don. We are lucky enough to live really close to the River Don, it only takes us about five minutes to walk there from our house. Today first thing, Robin had his 4 month injections. So afterwards I decided we would…

Heron vs. Goosander – Day 29 0f 30 Days Wild

Day 29 of 30 Days Wild is about my most recent walk down by the River Don, in particular about the little interaction I saw. I am so lucky to live so close to a river where I can regularly see Swans and Herons. Here are some pictures from my latest visit. I was also…

Exercise and the Great Outdoors – Day 2 of 30 Days Wild

Day 2 of 30 Days Wild was all about multi-tasking, combining the great outdoors with a bit of exercise. I recently decided that I would try out running. Anyone who knows me probably wouldn’t describe me as particularly sporty so running is not exactly a natural activity for me! Nonetheless, armed with my Couch to…