Outdoor learning just in the garden

Tommy and LJ love our garden, they love Mamma’s greenhouse (Tommy has been calling me that since he began talking and couldn’t say grandma). We are learning so much by playing outdoors just in this small space. I wanted to share some free and inexpensive  ideas for developing your garden and using it for fun learning I’ve left a patch of grass ‘wild’ to encourage butterflies … Continue reading Outdoor learning just in the garden

Signs of Autumn – my favourite season

A couple of months ago a bought a Canon 100 – 400mm zoom lens with the intention of hoping to improve my bird and wildlife photography. This is a slow process and I maybe get a couple of shots per session which are OK. It’s hard stepping out of your comfort zone but rewarding learning new techniques. We live near RSPB Old Moor and spend time … Continue reading Signs of Autumn – my favourite season

RSPB Fairburn Ings

I’ve been a member of the RSPB for a number of years now but have only recently had time to actually visit some of the sites apart from Old Moor which is fortunately within walking distance. Although they all vary in size, type of reserve and wildlife found there – they are without fail, wonderful places to visit. There is something so calming about nature … Continue reading RSPB Fairburn Ings