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Nurturing Your Connection with Nature This New Year: 7 Suggestions

It’s the start of a new year and for many people that means the making (and maybe breaking…) of new year’s resolutions. While I don’t make resolutions myself, ticking over into a new year does make me more… Read More

Nature News: Climate Change-Resistant Coral Reefs, Passive Plastic Pickup, and the Restoration of Endangered Rainforest

Reading or watching the news can often be a depressing experience; that’s why I believe it’s important to be reminded as often as possible of some of the positive things going on in the world at large. It… Read More

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 3

Hello again, and welcome to the last installment of my scribblings about a recent visit to Portugal’s sun- and surf-filled south, the Algarve. If you’re new to the site and happened to miss Part 1 and Part 2,… Read More

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 2

Boa tarde, fellow adventurers. Here, find the continuation of my recent wanderings in southwestern Portugal, in the region better known as the Algarve. If you happened to miss Part 1, no worries – here’s the link.

Adventures in the Algarve, Portugal ~ Part 1

Olá, y’all! My partner Nick and I recently returned to our neck of the woods after a week away exploring the Algarve, Portugal‘s southern most region. It was a fantastic adventure, and I’d like to share a bit… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ June 11, 2018

Greetings, fellow explorers of landscapes both external and internal. Today, our little bit of mindfulness comes from British explorer and most-fancy-name-haver Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes. Most know him more simply as Ranulph Fiennes, however. The former British Army officer, avid… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ June 4, 2018

I know I said it would be unlikely that I’d share anything whilst visiting home, but – surprise! My Texas wanderings have inspired me, so here’s your Monday Mindfulness post for the week ahead. This entry comes to… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ May 21, 2018

Hello, lovely people. Monday Mindfulness is back! Here’s hoping you have a week filled with contentment, joy, and fulfillment.  I’ll be traveling back ‘across the pond’ this Saturday and will be Stateside for about a week and a… Read More

A Birthday Fundraiser in Support of the Woodland Trust

No Monday Mindfulness post this week. It will return shortly, however – I promise! I continue to be in awe of this Spring here in West Yorkshire. With only perhaps 2 or 3 days excepted, it has been… Read More

Monday Mindfulness ~ May 7, 2018

For this week’s Monday Mindfulness musing, let’s go to naturalist and America’s 26th president, Theodore ‘Teddy’ Roosevelt. For a bit more on his life, visit here.

Nature News: Wonky Edibles, A Pledge Against Plastic, and a Sigh of Relief from European Bees

Thankfully, I’ve been feeling much better since last week, the sun continues to shine throughout the valleys and on the hills of West Yorkshire, and it’s been a lovely weekend enjoyed out and about in nature and with… Read More

Nature News: Pokemon-Inspired Science, Plastic-Munching Enzymes, and Powering Up Without Coal

Here in West Yorkshire, the sun is out and the sky is clear. After a seemingly longer-than-usual winter, spring has finally sprung. Daffodils still nod their heads in time with the songs of birds and the movement of… Read More