Four Nature Books for Toddlers – Day 10 #30dayswild

Robin loves to read and if the book has flaps to lift up, even better! Quite often when he first wakes up he points to his books to read one, and last thing at night it is the same. As you can imagine a lot of his books are centred around nature. Last year I…

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 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 Books for Babies – Day 20 of #30DaysWild

Day 20 of #30DaysWild is all about nature inspired books for babies. As you can maybe tell from my #30DaysWild posts this year I am very keen to introduce Robin Oleander, my 4 month old son, to nature at a very young age! But sometimes it is not always possible to explore the outdoors. So…

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…

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…