Below are some videos from my past, showcasing nature to be seen in September and in October. I am actually quite pleased with my voice-over work from-back-in 2011! You might be happy to know, it is a skill which I’ve now honed.
Apologies for the inaccuracies in the Fungi video; pronunciation of hallucinogenic and apparently you can eat Amethyst Deceivers – but it is better to be safe than sorry! (No matter how good a recipe sounds!)
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 video below, I have taken a selection of clips from the interviews; showing gardeners – from all walks of life – enthusing about nature:
The weather has been inclement again, and I was off to the N.E.C later as a member of Press, to report on BBC Gardeners’ World Live. So I opted to write a wild poem; I was happy there was a break in between showers, because I was able to get out into my partner’s garden to recite my poem.
After work, I decided to go for a nice stroll with a colleague and friend, Sophie. We sauntered around the semi-rural outskirts of Northfield Town Centre (in South Birmingham).
Before we got to the location Sophie had in mind, literally just a few yards from where we work, we noticed beside the path (there is a grass verge) was a patch of Bird’s-foot-Trefoil. I informed Sophie it is also know as Eggs and Bacon. We saw some bees buzzing around it, so we observed and followed them from flower to flower.
Today I chose to join a wild group – it isn’t in the list of Acts of Wildness (which I thought it was), but then again I do like to come up with my own activities.
The group I joined is called A Focus On Nature – in short – the group is an organisation that brings young wildlife lovers (aged 16-30 years old) together, thus creating a network for young naturalists. They organise all kinds of events (from social to educational) and offer career support.
It was about time I joined really – I am a relatively young ecologist and wildlife filmmaker etc!