Field Trips for Psychology Students

It had been snowing and raining hard all week and the ground had turned to welly-deep mud. Miraculously though the rain held off for the afternoons of the trips, and the hardy students who braved the elements were rewarded with a glimpse of sunshine too! The final year psychology students from Sheffield Hallam University came […]

Village Horticultural Society Talk

I really enjoyed my talk to the Grindleford Horticultural Society. They were an engaging and responsive audience who asked lots of questions and told me about their own experiences of using medicinal plants as well as foraging, growing herbs and companion gardening. It’s always a pleasure to spend time with such switched on folk and […]


I had a very productive meeting with Jim Hilyard, the manager of Eyam Outdoor Classroom earlier today. This is going to be a superb venue for our local community and includes indoor and outdoor classrooms, a green woodworking area, cooking facilities inside and out and beautiful, natural spaces to work and relax in. I’m currently […]