Preparing for a Great Road Trip

If an epic road trip is in your future, and you’re looking forward to hitting the open road for adventures, a little planning ahead can make all the difference between great memories and catastrophe. Way before you start packing, start preparing with the first item on your to do list being your car’s health.

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Exploring the Beautiful Gardens of North Wales

Any visit to North Wales is perhaps guided by some plans to explore many of the region’s activities on offer, which can include some serious fun for the whole family as well as some cultural experiences and even extreme sports, but one element which is inherent in any visit to this majestically beautiful part of the world is indeed the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Esholt Trivia

Visiting the fіlmіng lосаtіоnѕ оf the рорulаr ITV night tіmе ѕоар opera Emmеrdаlе іѕ ѕtіll quite аn еаѕу tаѕk. Emmerdale? What’s that you ask? Well, unless you have been a Luddite and scorned the use of a TV, or live in a cave, you would know that Emmerdale is a British icon in the entertainment […]

4 Amazingly Fun Camping Trips in the North West

To really build on your Green credentials, camping is the holiday of choice for many people. Not only does it get you out in the open air, you can take in some beautiful scenery, get some exercise, visit some attractions, and promote an environmentally friendly activity. There are no long haul flights involved here, simply […]

Eco Ways of Getting Around this Summer

With the summer holiday season well and truly underway, you will no doubt, be spending a lot of time thinking about activities that you can do with your children. If you’re fed up of spending hours in the car listening to the repeated phrase “are we nearly there yet” then why not put your eco-friendly […]

The Benefits of Outdoor Play

Does it seem like your kids are perpetually glued to a screen? Between TVs, mobile phones, video games and laptops, it’s getting increasingly more difficult for kids to be kids. When kids spend endless hours passively watching a screen, the transition to active and engaging pursuits becomes increasingly difficult.

Creative Uses for Dome Shelters and Shipping Containers

When you combine shipping containers and dome shelters together, you come up with an extremely versatile storage and workspace solution, that is also highly mobile. By placing shipping containers parallel to each other, you can add a steel framework between the shipping containers and cover this with Polyethylene. This gives you an area which is […]

The History of the Bike

Steve and I are cycle-fiends. We’ve decided in the approaching winter months it is going to replace kayaking and become “our thing”. Only when it’s not raining, of course. We like to cycle around new cities on holiday, mountain bike, and cycle with Phoebe in tow along the canal near our house. It’s my fave […]

The Growing Trend of Forest Schools

Recently more schools throughout the country have taken steps to earn the ‘Forest School’ status as Forest Schools have been increasing in popularity due to their fresh approach to hands on learning. With attitudes towards environmental awareness constantly being highlighted it is certainly a step in the right direction as far as education is concerned […]

Deforestation in the Amazon rises again

The problem of deforestation in the Amazon has resurfaced after years of decline — prompting calls for urgent action. Izabelle Teixeira, Brazil’s Environment Secretary, said that farming and soybean production were largely responsible for a 32 per cent rise in forest destruction in the northern state of Para, and a 52 per cent leap in […]