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Tag: Natural History
Poetry Mondays – On a Lane In Spring by John Clare
On a Lane in Spring. A Little Lane, the brook runs close besideAnd spangles in the sunshine while the fish glide swiftly byAnd hedges leafing with the green spring tideFrom out their greenery the old birds flyAnd chirp and whistle in the morning sunThe pilewort glitters ‘neath the pale blue skyThe little robin has [...]
Poetry Mondays – The Reminder by Thomas Hardy.
The Reminder. While I watch the Christmas blazePaint the room with ruddy rays,Something makes my vision glideTo the frosty scene outside. There, to reach a rotting berry,Toils a thrush, — constrained to veryDregs of food by sharp distress,Taking such with thankfulness. Why, O starving bird, when IOne day's joy would justify,And put misery out [...]
Easy Nature Crafts – Number 3 – Popcorn Garland for Birds.
Hello, I'm back with another super quick and simple craft idea, that is plastic free and also provides food for the birds. Of course, using popcorn as Christmas decoration isn't anything new, it has been done for decades. Whilst it may not be the shiniest or the glitziest, it is very effective and it has [...]
Poetry Mondays – My November Guest by Robert Frost.
My November Guest. My Sorrow, when she's here with me,Thinks these dark days of autumn rainAre beautiful as days can be;She loves the bare, the withered tree;She walks the sodden pasture lane. Her pleasure will not let me stay.She talks and I am fain to list:She's glad the birds are gone away,She's glad her simple [...]
Let the Autumnal Festivities Begin! Hello everyone, Hope you are all ok and keeping as positive as you can. I just want to let you know that as Half Term is here, I will be posting all sorts from crafts, activities and folklore stories etc all in relation to nature and wildlife to keep [...]
5 Signs Of The Changing Season To Look Out For.
Hello everyone! Hope you are ok. We are now well into the official meteorological start of autumn, but between, darker, crisper days, I think it is fair to say that we are still fortunate enough to have some lovely sunny, blue sky days too. As time goes on, however, we will undoubtedly witness the return [...]
VOAK – Beautiful, Sustainable, Low Waste Candles.
Now anyone who knows me personally, knows that I love a good candle. They make everything feel so cosy and wholesome and of course it is a really nice way to scent your home. Voak is a North Yorkshire company run by a lovely mother and daughter team; Vanessa and Adele. They started from scratch [...]
The Wild Swans at Coole, William Yeats.
Swan on Elterwater. The Wild Swans at Coole The trees are in their autumn beauty, The woodland paths are dry, Under the October twilight the water Mirrors a still sky; Upon the brimming water among the stones Are nine-and-fifty swans. The nineteenth autumn has come upon me Since I first made my count; I [...]
Today, Sir David Attenborough Joined Instagram.
So the legend that is Sir David Attenborough has launched a new way to encourage us to help the Natural World. After 60 years of working, in television, radio and literature, Sir Dave has now entered into the arena of Social Media. This is fantastic news as Instagram has such a massive audience, especially among [...]