Birds, Conservation, Encounters, Nature Reserve, Video

The Wild Side: WWT Welney

Two years ago my friend Jamie Wyver and I visited the wonderful Welney Wetland Centre, near Wisbech in the east of England (Norfolk).  We were there filming for episode five of our TV series, The Wild Side, which was commissioned and broadcast by Cambridge TV (now called That's Cambridge).  The main subject of course, was the beautiful… Continue reading The Wild Side: WWT Welney

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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

BBC, Birds, Challenge, Environmental, Nest, TV, Video, Vlog, Work

Day 10 – 30 Days Wild

"Watch a wild webcam"  10/06/16 Today I was at work 9AM-5PM, so I needed another easy Random Act of Wildness, so I arrived at work with enough time to get breakfast and watch the Springwatch Webcam(s) in the staff canteen. After I was done watching, I left the channel on, so somebody would find a… Continue reading Day 10 – 30 Days Wild

BBC, Encounters, Insects, Literature, Local, Nest

Realised Recently

I had a realisation recently, regarding the invertebrates I blogged about back in June... I'll bee honest 😉  I didn't think about what the Ruby-tailed Wasp may have been up to, but I was reminded in the September Issue of BBC Wildlife magazine - that they're a kind of Cuckoo!  This jewel-like wasp, happened to be close to where the… Continue reading Realised Recently

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!

Challenge, Coast, Holiday, Walk

Day 25 (YD) & Day 26 – 30 Days Wild

Day 25  I'm going to the Lake District on Saturday (Day 27) for a week.  I shall be staying in a National Trust Cottage in Little Longdale near Coniston 🙂  So I made sure I was all organised for my trip to Cumbria!  I'm pleased I will be spending the last few days of 30… Continue reading Day 25 (YD) & Day 26 – 30 Days Wild