I missed the best of the blossom, the bluebells, the wisteria but thankfully still managed to capture some butterflies this year. Is it just me or does being outside seem all the sweeter now. Like everything is brighter, bolder, more buzzy. Yesterday we went for a walk in the countryside and there were insects galore… Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring Boats And Butterflies.
As much as I like the lifestyle living in a flat gives us as a family, it was lovely being able to open the backdoor, while we were staying at my parents' house last week, and let Freya play in garden - and so easy. I'm grateful to have lots of green spaces around us and… Continue reading Five Tips For Helping Young Children Enjoy The Great Outdoors.
Rain showers? Check. Unseasonably high winds? Check. Given the forecast yesterday you might think the best idea would have been to hide away indoors. Not us. My inlaws were visiting so we decided to head back to Pensthorpe Natural Park for some outdoor fun (minus the hour or so Freya enjoyed in the fabulous indoor play area). Thankfully,… Continue reading My Sunday Photo – Week 33.
I love butterflies - I have three tattooed on my foot - and this summer I wanted to do my bit to try and help protect them. In advance of Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count, which runs from now until August 9th, Freya and I have been out and about with our free chart (you can download… Continue reading My Sunday Photo – Week 29.