What went so wrong in humans? When I look around at my plant relations I see them creating such beauty in the world. Plants contribute to balance, to a healthy Gaian system. Plants provide oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide. They provide food for so many species, not just humans, but bees and butterflies, the pollinators. […]Read More What went wrong in our programming?
Spring has arrived early this year and with the mild and unseasonably warm temperatures over the last weeks I have begun to move from my winter diet to something lighter. I always use this turning point as an opportunity for a cleanse. The wild plants that grow at this time of year are so nutrient […]Read More Cleansing With Cleavers
I just spent the weekend working on content for the first weekend of this years “Sacred Ecology: A Rewilding Apprenticeship“, which begins in April. It is really powerful stuff, I even surprised myself as I went over the material I am planning and realised quite how much goes on, even in the first weekend. Since […]Read More Rewild Yourself; why this is not just as simple as removing your shoes…
Firstly I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting my work in 2018. For reading my blog, connecting over social media, participating in my courses and/or buying my books. The last couple of months have been big eye openers for me and have left me with plenty to think about and […]Read More New Year 2019 & A Plastic Free Pledge
As the days draw in and the nights spread themselves liberally to take the space, it is more important than ever to build in some time outside every day. It is so easy in summer, we do it without thinking. I think the same is true in spring as we are all so excited to […]Read More Ginkgo Tincture Recipe & Time Outside…
We have had such an amazing summer this year, despite the stresses of great heat and little moisture (until this last week!), or perhaps because of them, the hedgerows are currently heaving with fruits. I was stopped in my tracks yesterday by one of my dear beloved plant allies elder (Sambucus nigra). The bush in […]Read More Elderberry Tincture Recipe
The longer this summer goes on the more I am starting to think it is a once in a life time summer. If, like me, you are a grower you will have noticed that all of your time is taken up with plant care. While others sit in the shade of an umbrella enjoying the […]Read More Sunflower Medicine