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 Donington Historic Festival.  We had […]

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 had the opportunity to try […]

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 way, came home, put them […]

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 Super Worm book, and now […]

Worm World from My Living World

Worm World from My Living World – giveaway

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 earth worms. You do need […]

My Living World Bug Safari

My Living World Bug Safari – a review

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 to ladybirds, butterflies to praying […]