Hey everyone, on Friday I went back to school after a really phenomenal summer. It’s been such a fantastic experience, writing my blog, sharing my findings, connecting with other naturalists and most of all; spending hours outside, at one with nature. Naturally, going back to school was going to be hard. I really love school work, I’m a scholar and I love to learn things but the social interaction can be tough and very exhausting. I consider myself lucky though, because I have a garden where I can escape to and observe birds, mammals and insects. I wrote an article for Wildlife Watch, the youth branch of The Wildlife Trusts about how important nature is to me. The response I got from everyone was incredible! I was so shocked and surprised, you can read the article here. My blog is also twelve weeks old today and I’d like to thank everyone for all their support and encouragement. I am really bowled over by it all!! Thank you!
So, back to my therapy, nature and my garden! I really love my urban garden, it’s not huge but we get lots and lots of activity! Here are some of the cool things I have found today – in less than an hour – and it completely cheered me up, relaxed me and practically chased away all my anxieties. I took my camera out to the garden and waited, it wasn’t long until the visitors started to come!
Blue Tit, Coal Tit and Great Tit. Beautiful birds and regular visitors to our garden.
Despite the grey skies and the drizzle, nature came to me once again and revived my spirit. Thank you nature!! It may seem a little boring to most but to me, it’s everything that is wondrous and pure.
I have lots more blogs in the pipeline but time is getting tricky with lots of schoolwork, I promise to post at least once a week though!
Thanks for reading