She discovers wild medicine in the Cotswolds, and visits Somerset to take part in a bumblebee safari with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust.
“Last year, over a five month period, I travelled across Britain, exploring experiences that connect people with nature in diverse, creative, reflective, even ancient ways. You might call it 'green travel with soul',” said Jini of her first book.
“For me, it's about offering a more holistic vision of nature. It's part-narrative and part-practical guide, so – hopefully – both inspiration and an invitation.”
Wild Times suggests both mainstream and more offbeat pursuits that can be tried on days out, weekends and short breaks.
Eco-lovers, outdoors enthusiasts and nature novices alike will find inspiration and 'how to' information, as well as tips on how to cultivate a connection with the natural world in meaningful, everyday ways.