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The Lower Test in Totton

Managed by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, the Lower Test marshes are a natural gem in an urban setting. In this mix of reed beds, salt marsh and flood plain wildlife goes about its business alongside humans. So, next time you’re in Totton i’d pop in for a visit.

A Field in Martin Village

Being ill in a van isn’t always fun but when the views as good as this one, it makes things a little bit easier. I got to know my wild neighbours whilst looking out over a field in Martin Village.

My 5 favourite ways to Reconnect with Nature

Sometimes it can all get a bit much, with constant demands and the ongoing buzz of technology. Sometimes we need to take a step back, disconnect from the pressures and re-connect with something that’s been there for us for as long as we can remember. These are my tips for reconnecting with the natural world around us.

Otter Survey Training

I’ve not had as much luck spotting otters back here as I did when we were in Scotland. So what better way to improve my chances of being more otter aware, and help the local mammal group, than by volunteering to help out in their otter surveys.


Our summer season is coming to an end, and what a season it’s been. The cold and encroaching evenings have given us chance to reflect on some of our favourite wildlife encounters on our travels so far.