A murmuration of starlings
By     |    Jan 2, 2013
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A murmuration of starlings

2nd January 2013 Our first adventure. I start getting anxious before we’ve even arrived. I phoned the ‘starling hotline’ earlier in the day, so I know where to go and the weather is good, thank goodness, but we have been delayed by road works and if we are too late we will miss the entire spectacle. I keep my eyes glued to the sky, but there is not a starling [...]

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Going wild
By     |    Jan 1, 2013
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Going wild

When you want to take your little one into the great outdoors, preparation is key! Before each adventure, pack a bag with the following: Beaker of water / milk Snacks Meals (err on the side of caution if you are not sure how long you will be out) Food and drink for yourself Hats, scarves, gloves Sun hat Sun tan lotion Full change of clothes Nappies, changing mat, wipes Handwash [...]

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The beginning of something
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The beginning of something

This is the story of Izzy and her mummy, who, together, went in search of the wild. When Izzy was still just a bump her mum rambled through meadows and squelched through bogs, searching for such wonders as sunbathing snakes and carnivorous plants. Then, as a tiny baby strapped to her mummy’s chest, Izzy spent much of her time outside, too. She and her mum explored ancient oak woodland, listened to [...]

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