The Alphabet Photography Project I is for Inspection #alphabetphoto

The Alphabet Photography Project I is for Inspection

Week 9 of PODcast‘s linky The Alphabet Photography Project and what to pick for I? Last year I chose Immaculate and gave you a glimpse into a Ferrari F1 pit garage.  This year? Uum… Insects always spring to mind with our family, and then I found this photo, a photo I adore… 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 »

The Gruffalo Trail #weloveforests

The Gruffalo Trail

On Thursday we had a very special invitation, we had a magical afternoon and memories were made that will hopefully stay with Monkey for a lifetime.  The Gruffalo (a big favourite here) is celebrating his 15th Birthday this year.  To celebrate the occasion, the Forestry Commission have organised a number… Continue reading »

Bug hunting in the Campo #CountryKids

Bug hunting in the Campo

You may remember our last trip to Spain where Monkey got to see lots of interesting mini beasts with Guru Gramps.  Well, we weren’t going to miss the opportunity to go on another bug hunting trip when we visited Spain again recently.  We were off bug hunting in the Campo… Continue reading »

A morning at Forest School

A morning at Forest School – sounds like fun!  I’d discovered the Earth Trust website recently and loved the idea that they organise nature time for pre-schoolers.  I made a note in my diary of the next Discover and Play: Forest School for pre-school children and decided that this was… Continue reading »