Tag Archives: Getting Outside

The Fog of Work.

I’m going to write a post that I’ve been meaning to write for a while, and it starts with an apology. An apology for the fact that my last post was all the way back in April, and an excuse … Continue reading

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The Great Moorland Conflict.

A week or two ago I took my Explorer Scouts on a walk up Win Hill and Lose Hill. A great walk if you fancy it, taking in Mam Tor as well. The hills get their name from a battle which … Continue reading

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Spring Snow

I wanted to share a poem I wrote for the Spring Equinox last year and shared then at Walk The Wheel.  I was going to say something apt about how different it is this year, how our winter hasn’t been so … Continue reading

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The vagaries of the weather.

Today I was struck by how incredible the changes of the season are. I’ve always been moved by these times, I am a spring and autumn person more than a summer or winter person. I find the inexplicable changes of … Continue reading

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January Small Stones #4

Here’s the last couple of Small Stones for January: 29/1/14 Comforting deep blue eyes to sink into. Shielding from efficient logic and clear indifference.  30/1/14 Dread is delivered to me in white parcels of joy. 

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How to build a Bug Hotel.

I recently organised a project for TCV building a Bug Hotel in some Spruce and Birch woodland we are thinning near Slippery Stones. Bug Hotels are a great way to use natural resources to increase the biodiversity in an area, and don’t … Continue reading

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2nd Star to the right and then straight on till morning.

I’m reading this really interesting book at the moment that is all about Natural Navigation. I’d recommend it to anyone interested in reconnecting with the land, although it is a bit complicated in parts and I can’t pretend to understand … Continue reading

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