Nature Discovery Centre at Thatcham #CountryKids

Nature Discovery Centre at Thatcham

We were meeting up with Monkey’s godmum and her daughter at the beginning of the month and we try to find somewhere new to explore each time we get together.  They live in Wiltshire, so we’re always on the lookout for somewhere that’s easy for both of us to reach…. Continue reading »

Big Garden Birdwatch 25-26 January 2014 #birdwatch

Big Garden Birdwatch

I’m not a big one for presents for me at Christmas, I’d rather money be spent on children than myself.  But last Christmas I had a very specific request for Father Christmas. PLEASE could I have a new bird table.  You all know that I love wildlife and Monkey and… Continue reading »

Create mini-habitats for birds, mammals and bugs

This weekend’s RSPB #homesfornature challenge sees us trying to create mini-habitats for birds, mammals and bugs. In previous weeks we have made a wildlife pond, a hedgehog home, a beetle bucket as part of the #homesfornature campaign.  We’ve made our own bird feeder to attract more birds into the garden… Continue reading »

Make your own bird feeder

As regular readers of the blog know we are working with the RSPB and they recently sent me a few ideas to entice birds into the garden, whilst getting Monkey involved too. They set us a challenge – make your own bird feeder.  The RSPB have a great Youth membership… Continue reading »

Fill Your Garden With Song: Tips On How To Attract Birds To Your Garden

As you know I am very keen on nature and introducing Monkey to all things animal related – including birds.  We have very mature trees just beyond our garden fence and monkey and I spend a lot of time watching our feathered friends. Sadly my much-loved wooden bird table hasn’t… Continue reading »

RSPB – Giving Nature a Home

RSPB - Giving Nature a Home

I am so thrilled that Monkey and I are going to be working with the RSPB on an ongoing basis, talking about their campaigns and sharing some of their ideas on things we can all do to bring nature into our gardens and balconies. By now any reader of my… Continue reading »