Back in the summer, Annie interviewed me as part of her anthropological study of life on the UK waterways. Her blog, thecoalboat, documents her research. The short film Annie has produced illustrates what life on the UK waterways is really all about.
Living on a boat, without a fridge/freezer, has made me more aware of the abundance of fresh, free food available on the towpath. Many people who have met me foraging, have said they’d like to do it, but are scared of picking the wrong plants. So to help and inspire, I’ve started a free food […]
These last 2 weeks have been very hard work, but the mooring and therapeutic garden are beginning to take shape. See photo diary. The garden aims to strike a balance between conserving local wildlife and habitats whilst providing a peaceful mooring where people can come to learn Reiki.
Living on a UK canal boat, it seems inevitable; at least part of the winter will be spent stuck in a frozen canal. In these conditions, establishing a wildlife feeding station could save lives. Birds appreciate stale bread: simply stuck on a twig or mixed with seeds and lard in half a coconut shell. Fresh […]