Slow Nature Sunday

In the whirlwind of preparations for returning to work this week the journaling slipped somewhat and I have lots to catch up on! Some things I have to write up This seems to be a really amazing year for acorns!!! Absolutely masses of them!! A giant clam James found in...

Common lawn flowers

So, many people ask us why we often let chunks of grass grow around here!! Well apart from the sheer scale of the mowing here…. here are two pictorial reasons! We are starting to see small areas of real biodiversity appearing in between the mown bit!! One day we...

Apps to help journaling

In a continuation of our #slownaturesunday I thought I would share with you some of my journal entries (and there will be more shared over on Instagram and Facebook!) And the thing I have found with two small children 2 and 4 is you often don’t get the level of sit...

Slow Nature Sunday

So we have chosen a book and thought about why we want to start Nature journaling. My chosen journal, maybe a little large but plenty of space too! There are so many studies proving a real connection between nature and happiness.  The mental health...

Nature Journaling

A way of anyone developing a deeper connection to nature. Henry David Thoreau wrote, “It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.” A process allowing people to put their observations of nature,...