Day and Night in the Forest

With all the dolphin excitement recently, I’ve been sticking closely to the shore on my walks and neglecting the forest. I’ve always been worried that I’ll walk for miles and then get an alert saying there are leaping whales in the complete opposite direction. But, the other day I decided to take a chance and […]

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The Scourge of the Glen

Our meeting point was a narrow track just outside Aviemore. The light was beginning to fade and the moon shone in a clear sky, fringed by a sprinkling of stars. We threaded our way up the track, keeping an eye out for roe deer in the surrounding fields, and eventually reached the hide: an impressive […]

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Fly Me To That Moon!

I love having wildlifey friends. Late last night I was relaxing with a book propped up on my lap when I get a call from Zahrah: “Bring your camera and walk towards the park. Come quickly.” Naturally I was a little unnerved, especially since her message was so mysteriously vague. Still, I knew it would […]

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Media Skills Weekend

Last weekend was brutal, but strangely rewarding. As part of our course, Wildlife and Adventure Media students attended a weekend trip to Ratlingate Scout Activity Centre to improve in all things media. On the evening of our arrival, we were set our first brief at 9pm: capture images of the night sky. This was immediately […]

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