A Wildlife Wishlist for 2019

One of the things I have learned about being self-employed (and I am still working on getting better at implementing it!) is that creating your own structure is vital. One way of doing this is by goal setting. My office walls are increasingly covered with A1 sheets of paper with various ‘to do’ tasks andContinue reading “A Wildlife Wishlist for 2019”

Make your own bird feeder – guest post by Tim Rogers

At this time of year it’s nice to give the birds in our garden a bit of a boost with some extra food and you get the benefit of being able to see lots of different species up close. Bird feeders don’t have to be expensive either – you can make your own. There areContinue reading “Make your own bird feeder – guest post by Tim Rogers”

Best Hiking Trails in Scotland – guest post by Paul McCormin

While there are numerous trails all over the world, Scotland, with its raw and scenic landscape, is one of the ideal places to hike as there are many different trails suitable for different types of hikers. Scotland constitutes over 800 islands with many beaches, pristine valleys, towering mountains and wild coastlines, so there are innumerableContinue reading “Best Hiking Trails in Scotland – guest post by Paul McCormin”

Helpful Tips for Outdoor Cooking – Guest post by Samantha Rosario

Cooking outside can be fun whether you are grilling or camping. However, it can also be stressful at times. Luckily, there are ways that you can make your time a little bit easier. In this article, we are going to look at some helpful tips you can use when cooking outdoors. Plan Meals Ahead WhetherContinue reading “Helpful Tips for Outdoor Cooking – Guest post by Samantha Rosario”

Twenty First Century Foraging – guest post by Tiffany Francis

Is it possible to forage our own wild food in twenty first century Britain? Can we really take the habit of our ancestors and supplement our own lives with nettle leaves and hazelnuts, or are we destined for processed food and produce loaded with carbon miles? When I was writing my first book Food YouContinue reading “Twenty First Century Foraging – guest post by Tiffany Francis”