Category Archives: Nature

The winter weather has wiped me out !

I’ve had the dreaded winter bug this week and it totally wiped me out. All I can say is, thank heavens for Grandmas, books, scrabble and Dr Who on iPlayer! Today though, I nipped outside to water my carnivorous plants … Continue reading

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It’s all about the birds, in the greatest citizen science project in the world !!

Being involved in the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch campaign has been a big deal for me this year. Filming the TV ad, being interviewed for the podcast and posting on my social media sites, have all been amazing opportunities and I have to say, … Continue reading

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A ‘blogging break’, whilst I check out the fabulous flora and fauna of Cyprus

I’ve had a bit of a break from blogging, as we spent the half-term holidays on the wonderful island of Cyprus. It was an incredible holiday, full of the most amazing plants and wildlife. Just acknowledging that we’ve all wrote … Continue reading

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Go Wild For Worms with my ‘Worms Glorious Worms’ Video

Today is World Earthworm Day, celebrating the importance this wriggly fellow plays in the garden. Over summer, I had a cracking time recording this video with ex-Blue Peter presenter, Barney Harwood. Me and my Mum re-wrote the words to ‘Food … Continue reading

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Inspired by Lost Words and Autumn Art this weekend

I’ve made the most of the autumn leaves, the sky, the smell this weekend, by visiting 2 of my favourite places, to experience 2 very different things. On Friday I went to Hulme Community Garden Centre to watch Lost Words, … Continue reading

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All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey……

I really love autumn, with the lovely fresh, crisp mornings and the beautiful jewel like colours of the leaves falling from the trees. It’s also a time to reap the rewards of your garden and celebrate all the effort that … Continue reading

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What a wonderful world

I’ve had the most amazing summer holidays, I’m almost sad that they are drawing to a close. I’ve been singing the Louis Armstrong track, ‘What a Wonderful World’ all summer, so I rewrote the words to reflect some of the … Continue reading

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