30 Days Wild update | Day 28 on Cape Clear

I was planning on something of a digital detox for the final few days of the #30DaysWild challenge: dooing away with the cameras, smartphone, laptops and other such electric paraphernalia that we’ve become so dependent on in our everyday lives… It seems my laptop caught wind of this thought and decided to die today, taking [...]

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30 Days Wild | Day 21

As young naturalist Dara McAnulty notes in his excellent blog, its a lot harder to blog about this month's wild moments than it is to experience them: wildlife pervades our daily lives no matter where you live, although it may be that some of us need to spend some time 'tuning in' to the natural [...]

The wonders of rockpooling

As the twice-daily ebb of the tide drains from the foreshore, a remarkably rich world is exposed. Where scrunching shingle beaches give way to rugged rocky shores, a veritable oasis of miniature ecosystems await discovery, each containing a treasure-trove of organisms that lurk within the still waters. Rockpooling is one of those activities that reverts you [...]