Nature Journal Practical: The Five Minute Starter Journal

Nature Journal Practical: The Five Minute Starter Journal

Taking the first steps to nature journaling can be quite daunting  when you're starting out.

You may have looked at beautiful journals and decided that you could never create something like that, but you can. It just takes time and the willingness to learn. 

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Nature Journal - Winter becomes Spring

Nature Journal -  Winter becomes Spring

It’s a bright, cold day.

The heavy rain has passed now, leaving deep puddles and squelchy mud.  Some of the paths are almost impassable, blocked with ankle deep pools of water. Sturdy walking boots, plus the ability to jump, are what’s needed today. I manage to hop and scramble, taking…….

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How memories help us connect with nature

How memories help us connect with nature

My oldest great niece, who’s six, was delighted with the children’s microscope I gave her for Christmas; we talked about all the things she could look at.

‘Do you remember when we looked at the beautiful lichens in Granny and Granddad’s garden last summer?’ I asked.

Her answer made my heart swell…………

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