30DaysWild: a recent roundup

30DaysWild: a recent roundup

Though I started off well, my #30DaysWild posts seem to have faded over the past few weeks. This due to some wild commitments elsewhere - blog post to follow shortly - and not due to laziness or disinterest. Despite this, and in keeping with the theme of the month, I have persisted in my efforts [...]

#30DaysWild: Days 2-5

#30DaysWild: Days 2-5

It would appear that half of the nation is currently giving their all to the Wildlife Trust's #30DaysWild campaign: each committing to a whole manner of unique and inspiring tasks aimed at bringing themselves, their children and those around them ever closer to nature. Truthfully, it is uplifting to witness (and read about) and, after [...]

#30DaysWild: Pondlife

#30DaysWild: Pondlife

Kicking off #30DaysWild today I decided to spend some time by the pond in the hope of stumbling across some of the amphibians with whom I share my small, urban garden. Carrying my coffee into the garden and positioning myself by the water - a flurry of frantic splashes provided the first indicator of life within [...]

West Coast Butterfly Bonanza

West Coast Butterfly Bonanza

In keeping with the spirit of the #30DaysWild campaign, a few days past I opted to do something a little wild. Utilising my last free day on Islay I set out on a butterfly hunt, hoping to catch up with as many species as possible, common and scarce alike. Well, to say the mini-expedition was [...]