30 Days Wild- Day 8: World Oceans Day

As it is World Oceans Day, Squiggle’s challenge for today was to write down her 4 favourite things about the ocean. This is her message… my four favourite fings arr boats seals paddling/ dippin my towws wayales (whales) My challenge for today is to take action to protect the ocean, by sharing information with my … Read more

30 Days Wild- Day 7: Damsel in Distress

Whilst playing outside in the garden this morning, Squiggle spotted a damselfly struggling in her paddling pool. She put her finger out to help and it quickly clambered on. Its wings were soaked and all scrunched up but she set it down in a patch of long grass, hoping they would soon dry out and … Read more

30 Days Wild- Day 6: Growing Our Own Food

We have a small area of our garden dedicated to growing our own fruit, vegetables and potatoes. Today we planted out our pepper seedlings and harvested some rocket potatoes from our GYOP project. Here is a video clip taken a few weeks ago of Squiggle planting the seeds (and some others too)… A fortnight after … Read more

30 Days Wild- Day 4: Slugs

This morning Squiggle found several slugs in our garden. She watched them closely and noticed that they were various different sizes, then she held them gently before carefully placing them in a safe spot. “Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” … Read more

30 Days Wild – Day 2: Nature Walk

For day two of our #30DaysWild challenge, Squiggle and I went on a nature walk. We spent lots of time studying things and taking photos. In fact, Squiggle took so many lovely pictures that we decided sorting through them and sharing them could be one of her future challenges for another day! We were also … Read more

30 Days Wild – Day 1: Nature In Our Garden

Today marks the start of the #30DaysWild challenge, which continues throughout June. For those who don’t already know, this is organised by The Wildlife Trusts; the purpose is to bring people closer to nature and to connect with the natural environment. Day one: ‘Nature Growing Wild In Our Garden’. Firstly, Squiggle and I discussed what … Read more

Paddling Pools and Splash Parks Herts (Hertfordshire and surrounding area)

Squiggle loves splashing around in splash parks and paddling pools each summer. Therefore I always try to find out the last opening information for paddling pools and splash parks in Herts and surrounding areas. I will try to remember to update this each spring if I can! So if you live in or around Hertfordshire, … Read more