Best Books of 2020

This year there has been plenty of time for reading some books and I’ve loved making some down time to switch off and relax without technology. I’ve really enjoyed these 9 books ranging from nature exploration to inspiration for walks as well as some emotional rollercoasters. This book was one of my childhood favourites, I…

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Volunteering

Volunteering is key for anyone who wants to get into the conservation sector for a career. It’s a great way not only to expand your skill base but to network with relevant organisations and get your foot in the door for any new opportunities. I’ve volunteered with many organisations and charities and it has been…

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Access for All

Inclusion for all shouldn’t be exceptional it should be the norm! Now we all know that the outdoors can’t be accessible in all places for everyone, but there could be a lot more done to improve access in the countryside. Accessibility has a broad meaning as everyone has different abilities, one person’s visit to a…

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10 way to cover 100 miles

Currently 22% of women are achieving 30 minutes of  physical activity 5 times per week, compared to 35% during April of this year. This huge 13% drop is compared to a 5% decrease identified amongst men.  Women in Sport stated that 32% of women couldn’t prioritise doing exercise during the first lockdown as they had…

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Private, permissive, public?

How do you tell if a route is public, private or permissive? Are there signs? Are there barriers to stop you where you shouldn’t go? As we head into Lockdown 2.0 we should be making the most of getting outside and exploring our local routes again for our mental and physical well being. As we…

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100 miles for Suffolk Mind

Today saw the first day of Lockdown 2.0 in England which is quite daunting for many of us with the winter weather making it a very different experience to the previous lockdown in March. I am lucky that my work is unaffected by covid so I am still able to work full time throughout lockdown.…

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