Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship: 2001

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship: 2001

Outdoor Education for Women: Journeying Gently Through Australia: Making Connections with Nature. In 2001, I travelled to Australia on a Churchill Fellowship. My Fellowship was an inspiration. Colleagues and friends told me that I walked around with a smile on my face for weeks. It confirmed that I am not alone in recognizing that some people … Continue reading

Leading Practitioner of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Profile

Leading Practitioner of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Profile

This appears on The Institute for Outdoor Learning’s website (www.outdoor-learning.org). Who are you?
 Di Collins, Outdoor and Community Education Facilitator and Consultant, who dreams of becoming famous for just one photograph. I’m  sometimes ‘retired’, sometimes deliver training, sometimes  a DofE  expedition assessor, and sometimes a consultant. Tell us about your most rewarding experience of outdoor … Continue reading

Deer Hunt

Deer Hunt

      It is easy ignore the wildlife on one’s doorstep. It doesn’t always seem to be as exotic as wildlife watched when on holiday. This week I headed to the New Forest with a friend. We didn’t have any real plans. I have come to love the Forest and this was an opportunity … Continue reading