Project 365 2017 Week 18

Project 365 2017 Week 18

Project 365 2017 Week 18 Day 120 – 126 Motor racing, a big step forward in the confidence levels, bluebells and camping!  Well ok, glamping, but who would ever thought you’d get me under canvas! Sunday 30th April  – Day 120 We got up early and headed up the motorway to the… Continue reading »

Butterfly World from My Living World

Butterfly World from My Living World

You may remember when Monkey and I reared a Lackey moth from a caterpillar we found on a pathway not far from our home back in 2013.  I’ve been promising him we’d repeat the exercise ever since, especially as he covered the life cycle of butterflies at school recently. We… Continue reading »

Instant Flower Press

Instant Flower Press

As a child I can remember staying with my Auntie for the week.  We got up to all sorts of adventures and one was pressing flowers.  I think it was the first time I’d ever tried it, we’d been for a walk and picked wild flowers and grasses along the… Continue reading »

Worm World

Worm World

It’s no secret that we love nature here, and I’m eager for Monkey to learn about all animals, big and small.  The unsung hero of the garden is the good old earth worm. Admittedly Julia Donaldson has gone some way to elevating the status of the worm with her wonderful… Continue reading »

Worm World from My Living World – giveaway

Worm World from My Living World

You all know that we love going on a Mini Beast adventure here and this evening I’m offering one lucky reader the chance to win a Worm World from My Living World.  Aimed at children aged 5 years and over the set comes with everything to create the perfect home for some… Continue reading »

My Living World Bug Safari – a review

My Living World Bug Safari

As regular readers of the blog will know we are avid bug hunters here.  I spent my childhood traipsing around ponds and canals with my brother and my Dad, aka Guru Gramps hunting out mini beasts.  Dad is an amateur entomologist with an encyclopedic knowledge of anything from hover flies… Continue reading »