Another walk from the Peak District, this time in the south-west, close to Leek, with great views and interesting rock features, a great place to take the more adventurous kids.Continue reading “Kid friendly walks – Bearstone Rock”
Kid friendly walks – Kinder reservoir
The second of the Peak District walks, this time a bit more open but equally as pleasant and fun for the kids.Continue reading “Kid friendly walks – Kinder reservoir”
The start of another season
As the summer feels like it’s drawing to a close, for anyone shooting winter sports it’s the time to dust off the hand warmers and other bits and bobs and get ready. There’s a few things I might try out this year, as I try to continue improving both my photo and video skills while out pitchside…Continue reading “The start of another season”
I’ve always enjoyed the process of growing or collecting my own food, whether that’s tomatoes, apples, other vegetables or even rabbits from the garden, but one thing I’d never explored was mushroom picking. It’s always seemed complex, risky and something people always have horror stories about. However in recent years we’ve gone out as a family with my father in law while visiting Poland, where this is much more common to the point where at the right time of year, everyone is out at their favourite patch. During these trips I learnt that while mushrooms are complex (There are roughly 15,000 species of fungi in the UK!), it’s possible to learn while being careful what can be taken safely, but more importantly I learnt that the process/experience is just as enjoyable as the eating.