A few years ago Herons started mysteriously appearing on the streets of Cambridge. Urban art bringing Cambridge its very own Urban mascot. I’ve always been quite fond of spotting the occasional heron sprayed throughout the city. Herons are much to my family’s amazement, my favourite birds. Something which horrifies my parents with their cherished heron food fish pond. Why do I like them? Maybe it’s the fact … Continue reading Heron Hunting in Cambridge
This summer, Ordnance Survey are asking people to make a pledge to get outside. They aren’t asking you to conquer mountains or swim the channel….well unless you want to of course. Just a simple pledge to spend more time outdoors. You can fill in your pledge here. Each week a draw will take place and a lucky pledge maker will win a prize to help them … Continue reading It’s time to get outside.
Another week down. The busiest yet and despite the fact I’m outdoors a lot of the time this really began to feel like a challenge. There may even have been a mini meltdown as stress levels peaked and I whined to Mr Muddy about the gazillion things I had to do…”AND I STILL NEED TO BE WILD!’ The irony of course is when you find … Continue reading Thirty Days Wild. Another Wild Week-Day 16- 20
A fabulous start to the day. A message from a friend turning a casual coffee grab into a full on day of loveliness. What to do though? The requirements for the day being Coffee, food and a walk – a nice one! Grantchester. A lovely village on the river Cam, near to Cambridge. A village filled with charm, stunning countryside, wonderful places to walk and … Continue reading Thirty Days Wild. Day 15 – A stroll through Grantchester Meadows.
Oh the joys of waking up to crusty, scabby children and the option to bust out of this place. Hurrah! The children thrilled to be out of quarantine, requested tree climbing and so we headed off to Wandlebury Country Park. The park is just outside Cambridge in the Gog Magog Downs. It has hills! Albeit quite small ones, but enough to make these East … Continue reading A wander at wandlebury