Wildlife we Associate with Christmas

There are a number of different animals that we associate with Christmas, whether it’s to do with the wildlife we see at this time of year, or because we know they live in a cold place, or an example like Reindeer that live in a cold place, but are also very much associate with theContinue reading “Wildlife we Associate with Christmas”

Using Nature to Manage Mental Health

Disclaimer* I am in no way a trained mental health specialist, psychologist or psychiatrist; however, I am a sufferer of extreme anxiety, which also causes depressive episodes and I also have slight SAD (seasonal affective disorder). The calming effects of nature Living with anxiety sucks, anyone who has lived with it in the past, orContinue reading “Using Nature to Manage Mental Health”

Gift Ideas for the Wildlife and Travel Lover

This year, finding that perfect gift seems an ultimate challenge when the option to peruse the shops is rather limited. It took me a long time to come up with ideas to add to my own wish list because I like to look at things in person, rather than online before I choose what IContinue reading “Gift Ideas for the Wildlife and Travel Lover”

The Basics to Wildlife Photography

Selecting the right kit The first step of getting into photography is actually choosing your kit; from the many options available it can be rather difficult to decide. Budget is the biggest factor in kit selection and can often be the reason you have to go for something other than what you were hoping toContinue reading “The Basics to Wildlife Photography”

Minimalism Mini-series 4.

The final part of the minimalism blog series. I’m hoping I’ve given some convincing evidence as to why you should try this lifestyle, but I’ve summed it up in this last blog and also included a little bit on how to get started with your own journey to living with less. Why you should considerContinue reading “Minimalism Mini-series 4.”

Minimalism Mini-series 3.

Changing a consumerist mindset The consumerist mindset is a funny one, I think people have misconceived perceptions of what their shopping habits are actually like and they like to pretend like they don’t really go to the shops every weekend. Now, I’m not saying going shopping in all its entirety is bad, but consistent purchasesContinue reading “Minimalism Mini-series 3.”

Minimalism Mini-series 2.

Setting goals with minimalism, and thinking about how compatible this way of life is with sustainability Goals When starting your minimalism journey, it’s important to have some goals in mind so that you know what you’re aiming to achieve. Is it to have 50 items and be an extreme minimalist with the freedom to travelContinue reading “Minimalism Mini-series 2.”

Minimalism Mini-series 1.

Today is the day that I am finally addressing the “mini” in my blog name. Yes, I would consider myself a minimalist, although I haven’t reached my decluttering goals yet, I have adopted the mindset of a minimalist and I’m adjusting the way I live to fit into this category.  I began my journey intoContinue reading “Minimalism Mini-series 1.”

Minimalist trip to Cape Town

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to travel somewhere afar with just one bag? Ever considered the benefits of travelling this way? Or have you ever just questioned how to make it possible? Well after having done it myself, I’m about to give you some insight to what travelling like a minimalist is like. Continue reading “Minimalist trip to Cape Town”

Adventures in Africa – Story 5

Adventure 5 was organised mostly by my university as it was a field work trip for one of my modules. I, however, arranged the first 5 days of my trip to go and see my best friend who lives in Cape Town, South Africa. The same friend’s house that I sadly had to leave beforeContinue reading “Adventures in Africa – Story 5”