Winter, walking, water and birds

Last weekend I set off with a friend to walk a stretch of the sea wall around Arthur Ransome’s Secret Water, known to locals as ‘the Backwaters’. It was one of those glorious, crisp days with radiant blue skies, a subtle whirr of wind but nothing more, and calm water, with just the hint ofContinue reading “Winter, walking, water and birds”

The Priory to Priory Walk

I find it strange how, although we might explore a place on foot while we are on holiday, most of us rarely take the time to explore our own local area, going off the beaten track. We tend to visit the same places again and again, whether for our daily walks with the dog orContinue reading “The Priory to Priory Walk”

The Sustainability Experiment

This article was written for InterMission online magazine and is about living a sustainable life as a student. I like to think that I am a pretty environmentally conscious person. I recycle, volunteer with the university conservation group, am an active supporter of organic farming methods, walk to and from uni (and everywhere in Bristol comeContinue reading “The Sustainability Experiment”