From Tiny Acorn do Mighty Oaks Grow

From Tiny Acorn do Mighty Oaks Grow

Lessons from Nature: From Tiny Acorns do Mighty Oaks Grow You know that strange set of circumstances when you think about something and then every time you see something or listen to a podcast the same theme comes up again and again. Well that. Often referred to as...
Finding Our Creativity In the Great Outdoors

Finding Our Creativity In the Great Outdoors

Finding Our Creativity In the Great Outdoors Just as I sat down to write this blog, I did my favourite procrastination trick by reaching for a small dopamine inducing instagram hit.  For once though, the post on screen actually sent me just the right message: ...
Transformation Personified

Transformation Personified

Transformation Personified A short time ago I wrote a post on Instagram that garnered more interactions than most. Accompanied by a pretty picture, I think the reason it sparked interest was because it used the metaphor of the butterfly to think about transformation....
Give Us This Day Our Daily Walk

Give Us This Day Our Daily Walk

Give Us This Day Our Daily Walk I wish I could take credit for the title but that must go to my friend Julie who coined it during lockdown.  For most people, the ‘Stay at Home’ message was tempered only by the chance to get outside once a day for exercise.  As far as...
Gardening in a Time of Grief

Gardening in a Time of Grief

Gardening in a Time of Grief I lost my dad a few weeks ago. It wasn’t exactly unexpected but it still came as a jolt in the end. A diagnosis in March, a few weeks to get used to it, and then gone. At 87, I can trot out the clichés that he’d had a good innings, I...
Stress Busting Nature Doses

Stress Busting Nature Doses

A year ago I wrote a blog for this site talking about how I managed stress with time in the great outdoors. Fast forward to this spring and life is unrecognisable for everyone. Whatever we thought constituted stress 12 months ago might look a little mild compared to...