Capturing the learning from Nearly Wild Explorations …. It’s not only for those who can write!

In the same way exploring is much more than just reading, sharing exploration experiences can be done in so many more ways than just writing.

Whats happening…?

O k, so our posts have been a little sporadic, but that doesn’t mean nothing has been happening. In fact quite the opposite. In the last few weeks we have been hiking in Oregon (USA), watching Whales, herding sheep over London bridge and walking ancient drovers routes in Wales (amongst other things). We have also… Read more »

Interview about Nearly Wild Exploration

Here is short film of Steve being interviewed about Nearly Wild Exploration at the Landscapes for life conference in July.  In it Steve is asked to explain a little more about how he thinks we can reconnect with the natural world.

London National Park City

Today I find myself in London… When I first heard about it, I thought, what a lot of nonsense, a National Park City. …Really? However, since then when I have been in and around London I have been viewing it in a different way. Usually I when I come down for work I try to… Read more »

Countryfile Live Show

If you want to hear more about Nearly Wild Exploration, why not visit our stand at the Countryfile Live Show in August (2nd to 5th inclusive). https://countryfilelive.com We will be there with support from some of our partners, Small Woods Association ( http://smallwoods.org.uk/ )and the National Association, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty – Landscapes for Life.org (http://www.landscapesforlife.org.uk/). Come… Read more »

Nearly Wild…..A place for generalists…..

In a world that is constantly trying to ‘pigeon hole’ us, Nearly Wild aims to provide space for the generalists….. How many times have I been asked, are you a climber, kayaker, birdwatcher, environmentalist, artist, permaculturalist, poet, greenwood worker, mountaineer, camper, forester, …… NO!!…………….. I enjoy all of them. I just love exploring the natural… Read more »

Working with nature to grow food

This is one of many very interesting videos available on the internet about ‘permaculture’. In brief this is a set of principles that can guide how we live (and perhaps especially known for producing food in a more ecological way) based on understanding and working with the natural world, rather than against it. I will… Read more »

Sherpa – documentary film review

  The 2016 Llanberis Mountain Film Festival has just finished, and on its closing night I was able to see Sherpa – Trouble on Everest, the 2015 documentary from director Jennifer Peedom. Sherpa, as the name suggests, is about the Sherpa people of the Khumbu valley in Nepal who work in the profitable but treacherous climbing… Read more »