The Blackbird.

Hello everyone. Hope you are well. Keep plodding on. We'll get there eventually and help each other out in whatever way you can. Since returning to work, I have been struggling for ideas and finding the time to write up these posts, which I love to create. I would never think that I would enjoy [...]

A Hare-y Encounter.

Hello everyone, hope you are all doing well. Today I want to talk you through a magical wildlife encounter I had last year, which added fuel to the fire of my love of the natural world and UK wildlife. That's not to say that there has only been one occasion - that would be a [...]

Nature and Art; An Interview with Annie Brougham Illustration

Hello! Welcome to another instalment of Nature and Art. In this episode I am introducing you to Annie Brougham Illustration. Annie is an amazing illustrator, artist and stationary designer and I LOVE HER WORK!!  I proudly own three prints and they are so beautiful. Based in Pembrokeshire Annie loves the outdoors and there are beautiful [...]

Nature and Folklore

Hello there and welcome to a new series on Foxglove and Bee; Nature and Folklore! Each 'episode' will look at a particular species in nature and the folklore surrounding them and their significance throughout the years. In this episode, I shall be looking at Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna). Hawthorn. Hawthorn in Folklore. Hawthorn is one of [...]

Charlotte’s Ramblings.

Hello and welcome to another of my rambles. This time I want to talk to you about my first walk along a nearby river, since lockdown began. On Sunday 7th June, it was decided that we would emerge from our cave for the last few months. With some trepidation I have to admit, we ventured [...]