Beefest & Chris Packham

Saturday saw me heading to the beautiful Oxford Museum of Natural History (with added swifts in the above pic). first on the agenda was the Friends of The Earth Organized Bee Fest which saw lots of local bee stakeholders come together to share ideas on how to save the bees. After the discussions were over Read more about Beefest & Chris Packham[…]

Wychwood forest fair

Today was the nicest day we have had for ages, which made our trip to the Wychwood forest fair even better! There were a myriad of delights but the main thing that lured us there was our favourite puppetry company Hand to Mouth theatre were performing the most excellent Piggery Jokery, so clearly we had Read more about Wychwood forest fair[…]

Hidden Heroes awards at the WWF

So well before Christmas I saw a tweet from the WWF asking for nominations for their Hidden Heroes awards. I had been eading a blog by a lady called Jen Gale – My Make do and Mend Year for about 6 months and found it completely inspiring & after reading the criteria decided that Jen and the blog definitely deserved Read more about Hidden Heroes awards at the WWF[…]

People and plants at the botanical gardens

Tonight we went to the botanical gardens in Oxford for a guided tour given by the lovely and very knowledgeable Katherine French who is currently studying ethno botany at the university. In short it was fascinating! We started off in the poisonous bed Belladonna which has modern uses for dilating the pupil A Harry Potter favourite the Mandrake, Read more about People and plants at the botanical gardens[…]

Jam’s birthday and a green fair at work

 Jam celebrated ‘a significant’ Birthday in December, so as well as taking him to see one of his favourite bands Ade Edmonson & the Bad Sheppard’s I also booked us a table at local eatery Gee’s. The restaurant itself is situated inside a large glass house, so even if the weather is terrible (as it usually is in Read more about Jam’s birthday and a green fair at work[…]