I was reflecting the other day on my impending return home to Lancashire to see my mum. Since I left the place of my birth, I have tried to visit her regularly, but that usually meant a weekend. Time is short, and so it has been rare to have the opportunity to revisit the wild [...]
There is much evidence that spending time in woods and forests is good for our physical and mental wellbeing. Time in nature and particularly in woodlands and forest has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety levels, by encouraging time away from computer screens, artificial light and noise. Find out how to gain the benefits of time in the Forest.
Come dance now? As these days lengthen into warm evenings, For the Woodland has prepared her dappled halls With banners of green from her spring stores. Carpets of lilac and white she has laid Delicate, soft - a nymphs delight! Drifting on the freshening air, Wild garlic intoxicates, Gold, beam sun illuminates the regal scene [...]
March 2019 Hello there, Spring here. Winter has decided not to be bothered this year. Poor thing, worn out dumping snow on Austria. So I thought I'd come early! I hope you don't mind? Kind regards Spring March 2018 Waltzing with wispy, willow trees The bitter east wind does as it, please. The wilful winter [...]