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The wonders of sheugh water

Killeshandra family fun day

I recently brought lots of water creatures to Killeshandra Family Fun Day . We had great fun looking at water spiders, water boatmen, dragonfly larvae and water scorpions.

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Children And Nature

My Outdoor Classroom

I went on my first hiking trip when I was ten. We just finished grade four and our homeroom teacher, an avid outdoorsman, decided we were ready for a few days in the woods. 653 more words


The Nature of Freedom

Nature has always been a big part of my life. Even though I grew up in the city, I used to spend most of my summers at my grandparents’. 636 more words

Children And Nature

Children Of The Woodlands

A few weeks back, my mother-in-law brought news of her delight to learn that a great-granddaughter wanted to spend a few days here this summer. Most of FD and my families live in various states across the US. 998 more words


Get your kids to eat healthy food in one easy step!!

The tomatoes have arrived!   

So, for a few weeks anyway, no more preparing snacks. I can happily send out my two little offspring to pluck away and fill their cheeks. 374 more words

The Winds of Change

The Winds of Change

The Winds of change are blowing

They are blowing for you; they are blowing for me.

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The waterfall of Waterfall Road & other treasures

Longtime envirohistory NZ followers might remember how my husband and I stumbled upon the international phenomenon of geocaching entirely by accident (see Hidden treasure at Otaki Gorge… 119 more words