Bluebell Woods Finding these nice Bluebell's was a surprise today. As part of exploring around my new home in the UK, I'm in the habit of just taking paths and seeing where they lead. Today I received the treat of finding these lovely Bluebell fields in the woods nearby. It was delightful to wander amongst them in peace and serenity. Very grounding and meditative. I ended … [Read more...] about Bluebell Woods
Today I ventured on a longer walk, and it ended up being longer than I'd thought. I was away from home for 2 hours and 40 minutes. What a walk! I went through the forest, down the North Downs, close to the M25, back up the North Downs and then through the forests and farms back to home. The largest walk I'd done recently was about 1 hour and 15 minutes, so this was a big step … [Read more...] about How Long is a Long Walk?
While in Cornwall last week, we visited a place called The Lost Gardens of Heligan and we were all pleasantly surprised. We only went there because it was close to where we were staying (a place called Pentewan, near Mevagissy)) and supposedly one of the recommended local attractions. We now know that The Lost Gardens of Helligan can be the main reason people visit this part of … [Read more...] about The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Last Monday, Gloria, Ella and I spent a day at the Eden Project. It was Ella's idea originally, and it was a great idea. It really is a nice place. The Eden Project is all about working with Nature, preserving Nature and living sustainably. The whole site of the Eden Project was and old quarry before they started. Just goes to show what can be done with damaged land when … [Read more...] about A Day at the Eden Project
Last Monday, just after the sun came up, we noticed three deer in our back garden. Have a look at the video below (you'll have to "full screen" the video to see it properly). What a great view of nature. I'm not sure what mother deer was trying to teach her young, but she certainly was dashing around like a crazy old deer (sorry, pun intended). After running around in the … [Read more...] about Three deer in the garden