Tag: Nature

Science

Tiny house-living with the Whiskered Treeswift

As an amateur nature buff, I’m constantly amazed and surprised by the experts around me – these are people with a fantastic amount of knowledge, who are normally more than willing to share. I’ve developed small obsessions with Alie Ward’s ‘Ologies’ podcast, been tipped off to the wonders of the Knepp Wildland Rewildling podcast by…

Travel

Koh Samui, an exquisite hidden gem of Thailand

For many, an immediate association with Thailand is the bustling city of Bangkok, where waking up with tattoos on your face and missing fingers is the norm (demonstrated especially well by the 2011 comedy, The Hangover Part 2). However, there’s a small island called Koh Samui about 750km south of Bangkok, with just over 67,000…

Science

Our plastic planet?

‘Our Plastic Planet?’ was hosted by Lizzie Daly, a wildlife biologist with a particular passion for the oceans. Her interactive presentation began with the cold truth: the entire ocean is now polluted with plastic. Every second 20,000 plastic bottles are being bought, and more than 80% of them are ending up either in landfills or…

Travel

Do Something Different

One of the main reasons that I personally adore travel is the variety that it offers. No one trip is the same as the next, and the opportunities to make each and every trip completely unique are endless. So how can one do something different with regards to travel? Accommodation is obviously an incredibly important…

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