Nature Citizens

Single-use plastic straws are back

Published by Alix Marschani on 14th September 2020 at 9:46 am | No Comments

You can only feel happy when you see all the smiling faces of pupils and staff at school, seperated from each other for so long during the enforced school closure. We came back with a determination to make it work and stay safe. But in rightly protecting our health, have we considered the impact upon […]

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Why I make time to walk ponies

Published by Alix Marschani on 17th August 2020 at 2:06 pm | No Comments

A top staycation activity for me this summer has been to walk a friends Falabella ponies. Living in a semi-rural location means walking is an easy way to enjoy the better weather, spot local wildlife as the cornfields are harvested, note the fruit beginning to mature in the local orchards, whilst skirting the muddy puddles […]

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How to protect ourselves, others, and the places we visit outdoors

Published by Alix Marschani on 7th July 2020 at 11:20 am | 1 Comment

The Rainbow Bubble group of five to seven year olds wanted to share with you their information poster. The COVID 19 pandemic has changed our behaviours and our poster explains how to stay safe during the school summer holidays.              Let’s all be sensible, enjoy the outdoors and have a safe […]

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My guide to pandemic shopping

Published by Alix Marschani on 24th April 2020 at 12:32 pm | No Comments

Going about your normal business of shopping, even for the basics during the pandemic requires organisation, effort and a bit of humour. On the positive, it has become an opportunity to change shopping habits and get to know what’s available locally. The internet has shown its worth in reaching businesses both locally and across the […]

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Getting your Vitamin N during lockdown

Published by Alix Marschani on 16th April 2020 at 8:01 am | No Comments

Just because you are spending amost of your waking hours indoors does not mean you can neglect your daily dose of Vitamin N. We have put together a few useful links to help you engage with nature from home at this time of lockdown. Would you like to help record the birds visiting your garden […]

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A tree in need

Published by Alix Marschani on 5th April 2020 at 10:01 am | No Comments

Guest blogger Caroline Sherwood explains why it is a good idea to help local trees that may be in need of your kind attention. This would be especially useful now as we all have a bit more time to look more closely at nature around us. The cultivation of Joy and Beauty I’m finding the […]

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