Ok so many of you may be thinking isn’t it a bit late for a ‘New Year’ post…?!! For me, however 1st February marks a significant turn in the seasonal calendar and a time for new beginnings. Recognised as ‘Imbolc’ in the Pagan tradition it’s also when the earth seems to awaken from it’s winter … More New Year… New Blog!
It already seems so long ago doesn’t it?!! The kids are back at school, nights are drawing in and mornings have a cool chill that suddenly appeared overnight… yes it’s September and summer is soon to be a fleeting memory. We’ve been pretty indulgent this summer (by usual standards!), taking quite a bit of time … More Memories of Summer
This past month (or more!) has been a busy one and I’ve been a tad guilty of doing exactly what this blog set out to prevent… rushing through my days without stopping to appreciate the small stuff… or even worse, the not so small but pretty amazing stuff! We’ve helped to fit out a new … More Our Wild Herb Garden
Over the past few years 1st June for me has marked the start of The Wildlife Trust’s ‘30 Days Wild‘ campaign. A project aimed at highlighting the benefits of spending time with nature and therefore encouraging more people to appreciate and protect the natural world around us. I have always been passionate about protecting our … More A Wild Weekend
I started this blog two years ago because I wanted to share the amazing and beautiful things about our unique way of life… to inspire and encourage other people to appreciate the world around them. It was the first time I used the name ‘Positive Earth’ which now encompasses everything we do, and the first … More Starting Over…
Bats!!! What first comes to mind when you see a picture of a bat? Answers in the comments please! Is it vampires, caves and spooky stories? Or an important and protected mammal which is a vital part of our native wildlife? I know they’re not everyone’s cup of tea but personally, I find them fascinating…. … More Not just for Halloween!
Brief review of our Autumn Festival Season … More Late Festival Season
Isn’t Autumn a great time of year?!! I didn’t used to think so! The bite of cold air that September brings always brought with it a sense of dread for the months ahead. I don’t like the cold, or the dark nights, and used to suffer badly from seasonal adjustment (possibly still do to a … More Foraging
Until I discovered Shell Island, I’m afraid to say Wales was never on my wish-list of ‘places to visit’! It’s somewhat surprising therefore that not only have we returned every year since but the group of friends joining us seems to grow each year too! I’ve never really been one for holidaying in the same … More Our kind of paradise!
It’s almost a year since we moved into our caravan and fast approaching three years since we gave up regular ‘9 to 5’ employment, to focus on our business and to start changing our way of life. Both of these were huge scary steps – perhaps even blind leaps of craziness, as we didn’t have … More “I beg to dream and differ”