30 Days Wild – Day 4 Grass

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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30 Days Wild – Day 3 Wildflowers

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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30 Days Wild – Day 1

30 Days Wild The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I will be blogging each day about a random act of wildness! When I travel the wildlife that I can see around me, be that in landscapes or cityscapes are something that […]

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Slow Travel

I have just returned from 3 weeks of slow travel in South East Asia. Although I visited 3 different countries during that time the journeying itself felt slow. And I am still being slow as I cannot quite bring myself to fully empty my suitcase, zip it up and put it away in a cupboard! […]

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Aquaponics – GrowUp Urban Farm

Aquaponics and vertical farming Ever heard of aquaponics?  In the future, more of our food will be grown using aquaponics. Aquaponics is a combination of aquaculture (farming fish) and hydroponics (growing plants in water with added nutrients rather than soil). The food that I eat and how it can be grown locally and in a […]

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Welcome to Inverness

As a child I loved Inverness! It meant the summer holiday had arrived. As a family, we travelled up on the overnight sleeper train from London with our VW Dormobile. On arrival, we drove straight from Inverness station to have breakfast overlooking Loch Ness always hoping that the Loch Ness monster might just pop into view! […]

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Grow Elephant Community Garden

Visiting the Grow Elephant Community Garden made my heart soar! The Community Garden is situated in Elephant & Castle, and this area is home to some of the poorest communities in London. The project aims to address deprivation and demonstrates how gardening can be used as one way for people to be able to take […]

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Robots

As you know, I am fascinated by robots and the way that humans and robots interact. It is not just the focus on creating robots that can interact with humans it is also about us, as people, learning how to interact with robots. What are the emotions that you feel when you think about interacting […]

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Better Bankside Urban Forest Project

On Saturday 17th September I took a walk around the Urban Forest Project in Bankside, London.  It was one of the walks included in the annual London Open House event which is held over one weekend in September. The event is an opportunity to visit houses and venues that would not otherwise ordinarily be open […]

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Meanwood Valley Trail

Meanwood Valley Trail is a beautiful 7-mile linear walk from Woodhouse Moor to Golden Acre Park. How to get to the start of the route! Starting at Golden Acre Park – Golden Acre Park is located Off Arthington Road, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 8BQ. It is 6 miles from Leeds City Centre at the A660 Leeds Road. There […]

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