A Trip to Bullers of Buchan – Day 25 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 25 of #30DaysWild looks at Bullers of Buchan which is in between Peterhead and Cruden Bay in Aberdeenshire. Every year we go and visit the site to see all the different sea birds. You can see Kittiwakes, Guillimots, Razorbills, Shags and Puffins plus their chicks if you are lucky! The site is on clifftops…

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…

Nature Inspired Baby Sensory – Day 21 of #30DaysWild 2017

Day 21 of #30DaysWild is all about baby sensory and introducing Robin to things you may find or grow in your garden. We have been going to baby sensory classes for a number of weeks and every week is different. It is a great opportunity to expose your baby to new songs, activities, sights, smells,…

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….

Wildlife at Newburgh Beach – Day 18 of #30DaysWild

Day 18 of #30DaysWild takes a look at some of the wildlife we stumbled across when visiting Newburgh beach in Aberdeenshire. Newburgh beach is a great place to visit for wildlife, especially if you are into birds! When you are on the beach you can see across the estuary to Sands of Forvie where Eider…

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…

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…

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…