Archive of: Michael Blencowe

  • Nicholas Culpeper: Better Living Through Botany

    Nicholas Culpeper: Better Living Through Botany

    Just over 400 years ago, in 1616, a legend was born; a rebel who partnered up with Mother Nature to revolutionise British medicine. The herbal hero, the botanical bad boy, the father of alternative medicine, ladies and gentleman I give you...Nicholas Culpeper.Nicholas did not have a great start in life.
  • The Secret Wildlife Festival 5

    The Secret Wildlife Festival 5

    Over the weekend The Sussex Wildlife Trust ran their fifth wildlife festival at The Secret Campsite near Barcombe.

  • Mad Dogs and Englishmen

    When I plan my wildlife walks each September I always hope that on the day there will be some sunshine and a nice bit of warmth. It seems sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for! A walk on Iping Common is inspiring and beautiful on hot days
  • Wildlife Walk at Seaford Head

    As I drove across to Seaford Head for last week's wildlife walk the heaven's opened and the windscreen-wipers were on double-speed. When I arrived at Sefaord I stayed in the car and watched a linnet taking a bath in a puddle and, like him, prepared myself for a proper soaking.
  • The Wildest Walk in Sussex: New boots and feathers:

    The Wildest Walk in Sussex: New boots and feathers:

    On Saturday 24th September, eight Sussex Wildlife Trust colleagues, will be attempting to hike a winding trail through various Sussex Wildlife Trust reserves from Ebernoe Common near Petworth all the way to Seaford Head. It’s a journey of 62 miles.

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