Going all ‘Cubic’ in 2018

Those of you who have been paying attention to my Instagram feed will be aware I’ve just returned from an extended trip Down Under. In fact I’ve been steadily adding posts to instagram from the trip, which was a long-awaited excursion to catch up with family in Melbourne, via Sydney, interspersed with some sight-seeing. I really need to…

Curtains at Manor Road Nurseries

I’ve spent ten years based in the offices adjacent to the glasshouses at Manor Road Nurseries in Scarborough. It is the longest I have remained with one employer and at one place of work. So it is with some sadness that I learned that my employer, Scarborough Borough Council, has resolved to dispose of the…

Life after #30dayswild

So June has come to an end and with it this year’s challenge to find a little moment of wild each day for a month, but this is not the end for me or this blog. Practising a sort of conscious and more deliberate connection with the natural world around me has become a habit….

Twitter Hats

Originally posted on Connecting for Nature:
Well the New Year is firmly underway now and I’ve been conscious for a while that I ought to have a bit of a health-check of my social media activities for the Connecting for Nature  biodiversity partnership. This became possible thanks to a generous offer from Scarborough-based Zebra Consulting to offer a fresh perspective and…

Turtle-y Brilliant

The one about the new Turtle Dove conservation project in North Yorkshire

‘Triffic Tripits

The one about listening for Turtle Doves but finding Tree Pipits instead…