Travel around the edges of a park. Find something to value in the margins.
‘Interview’ something that you’ve bought that was made in or comes from another country. What story does it tell you?
Go for a walk where there are lots of sounds and record the noises around you. Do the same walk again whilst listening to the recording you just made.
Be silent for one minute exactly and listen to the birds. Take inspiration from what you hear and invent your own bird song.
Make a map to show someone you like the route to your heart.
Imagine all the things around you have never been discovered before. What would you name them? Start a small field notebook and fill it with sketches of your newly named findings.
Make up a word.
Let a dog take you for a walk (you can even go on all fours if you like!) and then think about how you sensed the world differently.
Hear and record sounds that would have been heard 100, 1000 or even 10,000 years ago.
Close your eyes and listen to the water fall. Where in the world can you imagine you are as you listen? Write poetic words to describe this other place.
Give a guided tour of this area to a Roman soldier who has been transported through time to today.
Find a view that looks natural but sounds unnatural. Close your eyes and imagine the view that matches the sound, then put your fingers in your ears and imagine the sounds that match the view.
Listen to the sounds you can hear while sitting in your tent.
Go somewhere you (dis)like. Keep your ears, eyes and nose open... Which sounds, sights and smells are hardest to ignore?
Sit in silence for one minute and listen for as many different bird tweets, chirps, whistles or songs as you can.