30 Days Wild Day 27: Orchid spotting

First day of cycling was very exciting as we passed some preserved land and spotted some orchids…. As mentioned previously in my post ‘A tiny orchid obsession‘ I love native orchids and go in search of some every year.  Below … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 26: Boosting my eco credentials

I am writing about the 26th June and it is now the 19th July! Obviously I am a little behind with my blogging about my 30 Days Wild experience.  June and July has been wild for all sorts of unexpected … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 25: Cloud watching on the M1

Day 25 we packed up our things for an internet and phone free week of cycling in the peak district.  The process of getting ready for a holiday is notoriously stressful in our household so we allowed ourselves the most … Continue reading

30 Day Wild: Technology detox

  For the rest of June we will be having a technology detox (except for the camera!).  The idea being to free up more time to be wild as a family, let our brains have a rest from the over … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 24: River dipping

Day 24 was a nice, dry (hoorah!), sunny day so I loaded up the buggy with twins, wellies, waterproofs, gloves, nets, magnifiers and containers for some river dipping in the park. We found shrimp, mayfly nymph, fly larvae and a … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 23: Village walk

We opted to spend the morning bouncing on trampolines (thanks Dad!) over going out for our main activity of day 23.  Post nap we made up for our lack of fresh air and nature by walking as a family to … Continue reading

30 Days Wild Day 22: Snail walk

Day 22 we went on a damp walk around our village, armed with an empty ice-cream tub, in search of snails.  We found 8 empty ones (saved for a future project) and 8 living. We then returned home to feed … Continue reading