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Pause, breathe... MARVEL!

We went to the zoo last Saturday (courtesy of our very kind cousins) and experienced most of the the Australian animals I have only encountered in books. 681 more words


Glorious mud (and quicksand)

I was fearful I had over-hyped it to the children. ‘You are going to get muckier than you’ve ever got before,’ I had told them on our way to a Muddy Harbour ramble with the… 447 more words


Town Mouse, Country Mouse

The other day E went for a “listening walk” with her nursery. It sounded like a fun idea and I wondered what she’d come back chattering about. 612 more words


Some Killeshandra Meadow Maintenance

   Looking  a bit rough

At this time of year our meadows  are looking a bit tired and old. Gone is the new freshness of spring . 288 more words


Summer of '15 : Children and Nature and Some Fond Memories

It’s the season for rains in Kerala. My holidays to my home town is normally greeted with a mixture of complete dread and happiness. Happiness because I get to see our parents and other relatives only during our visits here. 300 more words


Nature Notes

Wild Children, Wild Words.

It is a truth that ought to be universally acknowledged, that kids need nature and nature needs kids – otherwise, it’ll… 548 more words

Placing It Against a Palette of Other Natural Items

I remember when the children discovered this piece of wood.  Their intense investigation of it was about colors and textures, primarily.  It was a unique find! 64 more words