Swanpool has been my local patch for the last 2 years since I moved to Falmouth during my second year at university. Although in winter Swanpool attracts visitors like Tufted Ducks, the nature reserve in full swing in spring is much more exciting to me! Things have really kicked off over the past few weeks (and…Read more My Local Patch: Swanpool
On Friday, I handed in my final year project and professional portfolio, and I genuinely can't believe university life is coming to an end! The past three years flew past, and I still remember our first field trip so vividly. I will be putting a blog together reflecting on my university experience soon, but for…Read more BioBlitz!
After a freezing start to spring, it is finally starting to feel and look like spring. The temperature is definitely rising, and the wildlife is starting to get busy, waking up from hibernation, or preparing to raise a new generation. I also love the misty mornings, well worth waking up early to see the sunrise…Read more Falmouth Evening Walks: Signs of Spring
More snow arrived in Cornwall last week (even though it is already March and supposedly coming into spring?!) and this time I was ready. Last Sunday I was constantly refreshing the weather forecast page and keeping an eye out for any snowflakes outside my window. It was such a rare occurrence in Cornwall and for…Read more More Snow
My snow boots made a rare appearance on Wednesday, the day I nearly got stranded at the university after it shut down at noon during a tutorial. Snow started to fall the night before so I decided to get to university early when the snow had stopped, before the buses stop services. Blizzard conditions started…Read more Snowy Falmouth
Today we spent another 5 hours in the minibus, arriving back in Falmouth just after lunchtime. Continuing with the highlights of our adventures in Cairngorms National Park from the rest of the team: Georgia: My absolute highlight of the trip is photographing the deer in the snow - it was such a magical and beautiful…Read more Highlights II & The End – MNHP Cairngorms 2017
After around 10 hours in the minibus, we are now in Birmingham to stay a night before heading down to Cornwall. For a change we had burgers for dinner (we have been taking turns to cook this past week), and we are spoiled by Holly's dad's delicious cheesecakes as dessert! Still can't believe that the trip…Read more Highlights I (& Southbound) – MNHP Cairngorms 2017