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…

Save and Grow Trees – Day 28 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 28 of #30DaysWild looks at young trees I have growing in my garden. A couple of years ago when digging up the soil in my front garden I found a little acorn which had started to germinate. I decided to plant it up in a pot and see what would happen. Over the last…

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…

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…

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…

The Hidden Life of Trees – Day 14 of #30DaysWild

Day 14 of #30DaysWild is all about “The Hidden Life of Trees” book which I am currently reading by Peter Wohlleben. A few weeks ago I was watching some morning television and the person on the TV mentioned a news item about trees. This article talked about how trees communicated with each other and that…

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…