BBC, Conservation, Environmental, Film, Greenbelt, Local, TV, Video, Vlog

Instagram (Insta) and a Coalition

Hello all! 😃 I'd just like to say, I'm aware I don't blog enough; that is because it is simpler and quicker to Tweet or do an Instagram Story vlog and post pictures to my Insta profile, in my candid and humble opinion. As ever, I would be grateful if you would follow me there… Continue reading Instagram (Insta) and a Coalition

BBC, Birds, Countryside, Encounters, Local, TV, Video

Waxwing Winter

Six years ago it was a similar mild and wet December, I happened to be looking on Twitter when I saw a tweet announcing that there was a large flock of Waxwings, at the Midlands best garden centre, Webbs of Wychbold in north Worcestershire. It had been several years since the last irruption of Waxwings… Continue reading Waxwing Winter

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About Me

Just a (very) short one, to say:  Finally!  I have an 'About Me' page! 😀  I've decided I will be gradually turning my WordPress into my website, so it becomes more than just a blog! In the past I used Webs, I believe my website there was looking 'dated' and I no longer do anything… Continue reading About Me

Challenge, Conservation, Encounters, Environmental, Film, Garden, Interview, Local, TV, Video, Vlog, Work

Day 16 – 30 Days Wild

Enthuse About Nature 16/06/16 I was at the Birmingham N.E.C yesterday and today - as a member of Press - to report on BBC Gardeners’ World Live (but my focus was on the wild side of it). I interviewed a number of interesting people (the interviews haven't all been edited together yet) and in the… Continue reading Day 16 – 30 Days Wild

Challenge, Conservation, Encounters, Environmental, Local, Plants, Video, Vlog, Walk, Work

Day 1 – #30DaysWild

"Discover urban wildness" Hello!  I'm baaack! 😀  And so is Random Acts of Wildness! I had work today at 7AM and finished around 2.30PM.  Due to that and wanting to blog about what I'd do today, I needed something easy for my Act of Wildness.  So of course, I was very pleased that I changed… Continue reading Day 1 – #30DaysWild

Birds, Conservation, Encounters, Environmental, Film, Lakes, Nature Reserve, Video, West Country

Wildlife Monthly: Bewick’s Swan

If you've not seen or heard of Wildlife Monthly; click here. This month's instalment features one of our large feathery winter visitors from the high Arctic; the Bewick's Swan. Part of the "Wild Swans" family, they're not sedentary but are free-roaming and make a lot more noise than Mute Swans do - with their load trumpeting calls… Continue reading Wildlife Monthly: Bewick’s Swan

Birds, Conservation, Encounters, Environmental, Exploration, Holiday, Nature Reserve

The Annual Rutland Romp!

"The Annual Rutland Romp!" ??  I'm referring to the British Birdwatching Fair, the Birdfair of course! 🙂  Last week was my 5th time at the fair (I've been going every year since 2010).  It's on for 3 days over a weekend in mid August, and has been on every year for more than 25 years!  I… Continue reading The Annual Rutland Romp!