Advent Calendar 2018

I've created a photo advent calendar for Twitter and thought it might be nice to have a record of it on my blog. I'll try and update this page with the daily photo. 1st December Myself and partner saw the forecast around 6 years ago in the big freeze and took the day off work …

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A year in the woods – Westonbirt Arboretum

This time last year we became members of Westonbirt Arboretum We visited for the first since we were children last November and were blown away by the place, we joined as members at the end of our visit. I wrote about our visit afterwards here We have visited at least every month since and I've …

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Relapse – the insidious creeping vine of an eating disorder.

It's been a while since I've written a blog, I think I stopped writing around the time I relapsed. It's quite hard to write when you are feeling unwell and things feel terrible. I have kept up with my social media feed as it's easy to post quick snap shots of nature and the outdoors, …

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The peace of the wild things- Save Stoke Park Woods

I started visiting Stoke Park Estate in Bristol when my daughter was 4 years old. I was a lonely, isolated, single parent experiencing depression. I lived locally to the park, but didn't know my community at all. For those unaware of what Stoke Park is, it's an area of parkland set alongside urban areas of …

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