A short walk on a cold day led to an encounter with a tree and a lesson learned. My thoughts on what I learn from trees.
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 [...]
We met one morning, early. A frozen surprise, a brief encounter! Our gaze was across the green. He looked at me, our thoughts transparent Transfixed we stood, a brief moment! Then, with a nervous twitch of tail feathers He flew to gable end, a brief vantage point. His courage renewed, his song broke the silence. A brief serenade. [...]