Jeni Bell’s Wild Britain – Wildlife , Culture

Wildlife , Culture words and picture by Jeni Bell The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ I talk a lot in my blogs about how wildlife is all around us, even in the most unexpected of places, from built up areas and everything in between. I bang on about it quite a lot [...]

Jeni Bell’s Wild Britain – Otter survey training

Otter survey training words and picture by Jeni Bell The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ A couple of weeks ago I found myself arguing with the sat nav in the middle of Dorchester. OK, so that doesn’t sound very wild, (even though keeping up with the sat nav trying to deal with [...]

Jeni Bell’s Wild Britain – Totton’s wild suburbia

Totton's Wild Suburbia words and picture by Jeni Bell The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ Wedged in between Southampton and the New Forest is the little suburban village of Totton. It’s more of a place you drive through than a destination location and aside from a handful of estate agencies and pharmacies [...]

Jeni Bell’s Wild Britain – Travel

Travel words and picture by Jeni Bell The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ Two blogs in one week – that’s a rarity – I’ll try not make too much of a habitat of it, but I just wanted to share some news with you all. I’ll keep it brief. Last year, whilst [...]

Jeni Bell’s Wild Britain – A clamour of Rooks

A Clamour of Rooks words and picture by Jeni Bell The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ There’s a black mass happening outside our van. A circle of attendees gathers in front of the bonnet, all adorned in the darkest blacks and the deepest midnight blues. This isn’t a solemn affair though. It’s [...]

Jeni Bell’s Wild Britain – Tips for full time van life

The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ When we tell people that we live in a van full time, we get plenty of mixed responses. Most of them, however, are positive and go something like this “oh I’m so jealous, I’d love to have the freedom of living in a van.” We are [...]

Jeni Bell’s Wild Britain – Chalke Valley Red Kites

The continued adventures Of Jeni , Bill and Millie........ My first glimpse of the Chalke Valley was around 6 years ago, from the top of Hogware Road, on the way to Broadchalke, in Wiltshire. It’s a spot I return to frequently whenever we are back in the area and find myself dreaming of when we’re [...]