It’s time to appreciate the love and value which dogs bring to our lives. According to several studies dogs really are good for our health. They can help us become calmer and more mindful, as well as becoming more active and responsible. In addition, just a few times stroking our furry friends can help ourContinue reading “Woof! It’s International Dog Day!”
Category Archives: Getting more out of nature
Three thrifty things to do for nature lovers!
Thank goodness things are looking brighter! The weather is improving, days are lasting longer and this summer is beckoning us with a promise of better things to come. As more events and activities open up to us post lockdown, it’s easy to understand why we would want to enjoy them as much as possible. However,Continue reading “Three thrifty things to do for nature lovers!”
Wonderful wildlife opportunities
From bird blogging to building woodlands, there’s more than one way to look after the great outdoors if you’ve been inspired over lockdown…. After World Wildlife Day this week, which celebrated the many species and communities around the world depending upon forests and woodlands, you may be feeling inspired to lend your time to aContinue reading “Wonderful wildlife opportunities”
Lockdown blues?….5 family friendly ways to get back in touch with nature in January
Too many mince pies and Netflix? Feeling like it’s too long until the summer? Struggling with fewer opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors? Then read on…. As we navigate our way through tighter restrictions and fewer chances to exercise in our local neighbourhoods, it is easy to lose contact with the world around us. InContinue reading “Lockdown blues?….5 family friendly ways to get back in touch with nature in January”
Avoiding lockdown blues before Christmas ….How to bring the outside in or inside out (part 2)
For anyone experiencing lockdown in the UK over the last few weeks, it’s been a lot trickier to enjoy exploring the great outdoors. So, to help you keep going, here are just a few more ideas which can help you to find ways to enjoy life outside as the daylight hours get shorter. Have aContinue reading “Avoiding lockdown blues before Christmas ….How to bring the outside in or inside out (part 2)”
Winter is coming….How to bring the outside in or inside out
As Bonfire night explosions end with a final sizzle, the next thing on people’s minds is usually the beginning of winter and preparations for the festive season ahead. What’s been added to the mix this year is Covid-19, and it’s thrown us rather off kilter with our prewinter preparations. Whether it’s a national lockdown likeContinue reading “Winter is coming….How to bring the outside in or inside out”
Tiers for fears… Is going outside this week still an option?
It’s been a difficult week for people in the UK as well as further afield. We ventured out to Southport beach this weekend, only to find out on Monday that like many areas around Liverpool, it has been placed into the highest level of Covid-19 restrictions. Sadly, this means that we won’t be able toContinue reading “Tiers for fears… Is going outside this week still an option?”
A weekend of wild wonders… 3 ways to enjoy the great outdoors this weekend
Join the “Big Wild Walk” Discover your local nature reserve, enjoy the fresh air, make memories and raise money as part of the Wildlife Trusts’ campaign to protect our countryside. You could even complete their “hedgehog” or “migration” challenges! There are lots of ideas on the their website to help you get moving and enjoyContinue reading “A weekend of wild wonders… 3 ways to enjoy the great outdoors this weekend”
Covid claustrophobia? Then read on..
Next weekend is fast approaching and all you can see on the news are shocking figures telling you how much more scared you should be about Covid than yesterday. What do you do? Continue building up your Brexit / Covid “just in case” stash under the stairs? Just accept the inevitable and book yourself inContinue reading “Covid claustrophobia? Then read on..”