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The Wood Grenade in use

Wood Grenade

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For my 100th post I wrote about my new axe, at about the same time I got a Wood Grenade from my brother (& his wife and their son) which I must write about (mostly in support of a post I hinted at here which is coming in a few days). The Roughneck Wood Grenade is a splitting wedge, which is all I [...]
Fun in the woods!

Great Weekend!

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We have just had a warm, sunny, fun filled weekend! On Saturday, during a spring clean we were able to sit our for a late breakfast in the garden, on Sunday we went out to The Lookout at Bracknell for a day of science (I bought another pocket microscope…….. (more…)
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Walk in the woods

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For our (me and Bella) first walk in the woods this year I thought Bella could control the camera and take photo’s of whatever she found interesting. I may have helped to hold it but the gallery of images below were all taken by Bella (except for the bottles). We started looking at mole hills, and [...]
A pile of free wood

Got wood?

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It’s that time of year when the nights are drawing in and it’s getting colder in the mornings. OK, so we have just had a week that was drier and warmer than most of August, but if this was a normal year we would all start thinking about those long nights at home, and if we were lucky enough we’d [...]
Nettles

Faeries

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Bella and I had a nice morning out in the woods last weekend (shortly before discovering Bella has chicken pox); we played a new toddler-centred game with the aim of teaching her about being quiet and looking for animals in the woods. I also introduced her to foraging. (more…)
Picture of our wood fire

Group walk in the woods

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Just so it doesn’t seem I’ve done nothing in the bad weather with Bella I’m just adding this post to say we did a walk in a local woods with friends and their children (all between 0 and 3 years old). As there is nothing growing right now (at least not in those woods) we had very little to look at [...]
Bella drawing on a tree

Walk in the woods

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Despite the doom and gloom yesterday (see last post) Bella and I finally did manage to get out of the house and into the woods this morning. This was a short walk where we talked about how squirrels had eaten all the nuts from inside the beech nut husks, looked at all the little plants starting to [...]
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