How to go to the toilet in the woods?

You’re out for a walk and suddenly, you’re caught short. But how do you go to the toilet in the woods?  A conundrum that may face any one spending more than a couple of hours in the great outdoors with children or less if they have me, a middle-aged woman...

Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Sambucas  Commonly known as ‘Elderberry or Elder’. From the family Adoxaceae. Sambucas Nigra is native to Europe and North America. So what does Elder look like? Elder trees are often bush shape and can grow to 15m tall. They are found on roadsides, in...
My life in the wilderness

My life in the wilderness

It was a boiling hot day in the middle of August, the sun was blazing and we’d been out in the paddling pool all morning. I was 8 years old, and I was starting to create my newest masterpiece of modern art. I was lying on the floor covering my self in the pet snails I...