Wisdom, Wildlife and Song

Magic Mondays, Episode 2. Hidden Horses and City Stables On My Walk To Eltham Palace in London

It was whilst we were on our way to Eltham Palace & Gardens, an English Heritage property about a 45 minute walk from where I live in South East London, that I began to have the feeling we were being watched. (more…)

Magic Mondays, Episode 1. Guess Which Famous Victorian Writer’s London Railway Retreat I Live Next To Now

So it turns out I live just around the corner from where one of my favourite Victorian novelists penned her work in South East London. Follow me, as I explore the secret walk that has been named after her most famous children’s novel in tribute to her residence and discover one of London’s most gorgeous unknown nature reserves.

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Meet Mediæval Bæbes: The Singers Who Marry Nature, Magic & Music

Why do I love Mediæval Bæbes?

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Prepare for Selfie Envy… Get ‘Up Close and Personal’ with Earth’s Shyest Creatures In Japan

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I have this slight obsession with deer. They are my favourite animal. When Christmas and New Year come around, I see them as fair game to indulge my dream of actually being a deer. So you can imagine my delight when someone brought this deer park in Japan to my attention. The deer here are so tame that YOU CAN ACTUALLY HUG THEM AND PET THEM AND TAKE SELFIES WITH THEM. I mean, it is literally the dream. These are probably the best deer selfies ever taken. I have selfie envy. Welcome to the legendary Nara Deer Park in Japan. (more…)

FREE LEARNING : The Very Best Places To Learn About Wildlife, Animal Care, Ecology And Conservation In England & Beyond

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Juust to give you a taster of what’s coming up, I’ve found training courses with seal pups in Cornwall, leading horse treks in Madagascar, and whale-watching in Yorkshire. It’s kind of amazing what you can do on a budget. #budgetlearners Enjoy! And let me know which training course you choose!

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Inspiration for Indoor Gardens : How To Transform A Dark, Damp Space Into Interior Paradise

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I’ve just discovered these honestly incredible house plants that not only purify your air, but can also SURVIVE WITHOUT NATURAL LIGHT. I mean, seriously #naturewins.

Oh, and there’s some gorgeous interiors and indoor gardens in here as well to brighten up your day, just because.

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That Time Brigitte Bardot Gave Up Everything To Care For Animals

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Film star, sex icon, and free-spirit of international fame. But what most people don’t know about Brigitte Bardot is that at the height of her fame in the 1970s she shunned the media and gave it all up to pursue her passion as an animal lover and animal rights activist, pouring all her money and energy into founding an animal sanctuary and settling in California, where she still lives to this day.

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