Bumble Bees Bumbling

This was one of those hair raising moments that could quite easily replace retail therapy. I could have quite happily followed that bumble bee all day, all week even. It was a moment where nothing else mattered, the world was at peace with itself and bees will live forever. As it flew away I felt […]

Nature Deficit Disorder

I have fond memories of playing in the ancient forest that sat on the opposite side of the main road, from my house in Forest Hill, South East London. It was the same forest my dad played in as a child with his friends and brother. It was veiled in the mysticism of queens and […]

Collecting Pollen

My husband, daughter and me¬†found an ants nest when we visited Bedgebury¬†National Pinetum and Forest, as well as an array of Buddleia’s alive with butterflies. Four out of five children now suffer with nature deficit disorder. Managing my 14 year olds sons connection with nature was much easier when he was younger. Now he likes […]

Bumble Bee and Thistle

I took this on the disused railway of mid Norfolk, near a hamlet called Worthing, where I once lived. Set in the middle of an agricultural farm we was truly connected to nature. The river Wensum flowed across the field from where we lived and the fields hosted an array of crops from sugar beat, […]

Rapeseed

I took this photo on my way home from a school I was working in, in New Addington. I was supporting a year six child who had Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD). He spent most of his time with me being angry, he found conforming very challenging. At times he appeared confused with life. My […]