Hand-Rearing Egyptian Fruit Bat Babies
ZooKeeper Natalie Horner, from Cotswold Wildlife Park, England, has successfully hand-reared two Egyptian fruit bat babies — it’s been a completely new experience for her and the park.
Hearing Dogs Change Lives
Hearing Dogs for Deaf People is a charity in Buckinghamshire, England, that trains dogs to help deaf people live happy and fulfilling lives.
Delights And Terrors Of A War-Time Nurse
The year was 1941 and Brenda Goddard achieved her life’s ambition to work as a nurse. She was accepted as a student nurse in a Kent hospital, spent 4 months in training, and in 1942, the student nurses were let loose on the wards. As a junior nurse, Brenda started on menial duties. She made beds under the supervision of a very efficient and fair, but tyrannical, Sister. The ward was well run and everyone was happy.
Healing Herbs of Eden
The Garden of Eden — it brings paradise to mind doesn’t it? I expected no less when I visited The Eden Project in Cornwall, England; home to a tropical forest and plant life from across the globe.
A Community Garden Brings History to Life at Hughenden Manor
Hughenden Manor in Buckinghamshire, England, was home to former Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli in the 19th century. Today, school children tend to the plots in the kitchen garden and it’s become a vibrant learning experience for community groups too.