Forest Bathing ~ Shinrin Yoku

Forest bathing is gaining popularity in recent times as it has become more widely discussed in mainstream media. But what is forest bathing? Forest bathing originated in Japan where it is known as Shinrin Yoku. It was established in 1982 by the forest agency in response to the increasing levels of stress and anxiety suffered by the […]

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Weaving Wildness

I have just spent a week with a group of my rewilding apprentices. It is their second year working with me as when their rewilding apprenticeship came to a close last autumn they opted to continue with their personal rewilding work, taking it further, taking it deeper. I held space while they each spent dawn to […]

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New Year, New You!!

So here we are, another new year, with plenty of good intentions, resolutions even. What are you planning for the coming year? What would you like to change in your life right now? After a fortnight of family time, parties with friends, meals out, treats and drinks I for one intend to eat a bit […]

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The Love & Loss of Ancient Trees

I love summer! It gives me the opportunity to get outside more, to go camping, to explore and discover. I also usually make it to the odd festival or two. Festivals, luckily, are often sited in great locations with rolling hills, rich hedgerows and ancient trees peppering the landscape. A few weekends ago I was at just such a […]

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Time for a Calming Brew

It has been quite a while since I have posted on this blog. So much has happened and changed for me, personally in my own life, and of course in the recent political landscape here in the UK. It is a time where tempers are continuing to rage and stress and anxiety are touching many people (and […]

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