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Hazel Catkins

As my pictures from our walk in the woods turned out to be so disappointing, I decided to search Flickr for a picture of the catkins. And boy did I find a cracker! This picture perfectly captures everything I wanted … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trees

Inspired by some chat on Facebook and a great video and article from the guys at Natural Bushcraft, we set off last weekend to find a Birch to tap. I’ve read loads over the years about the wonders of Birch sap … Continue reading

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Munched!

So I did finally get out when there was a break in the showers last week and the hedgerows were heavy with ripe and ready hips and haws. The rain has clearly made for a good berry season. I was … Continue reading

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Inspiration

You’d think that, being a student of herbal medicine, I’d have regular opportunities to be out enjoying nature; recharging the batteries and learning at the same time. Well, you’d be wrong. Once term starts that it! Research proposals to be … Continue reading

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Last Days of Summer

                        Last weekend we finally got round to taking a well-earned break before going back to Uni. We didn’t go far, just to a small campsite in Fife, but wow did we get the weather for it! From the minute … Continue reading

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The Backpack

So, I’ve been toying with the idea of doing a blog for a while now. I said I’d start it when my exams finished in May but, wow, what happened to June and July and, well, August just flooded past! … Continue reading

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