Reciprocity

When I started training to become a Nature Therapy Guide one word that came up on a frequent basis was “reciprocity”. The mutual exchange between two parties. In the context of my training it’s been about the relationship had with the more than human world and looking at what I, or indeed any of us,Continue reading “Reciprocity”

What is Nature?

For the past few days I’ve been attending The Nature Talks – an online conference that has brought together nature practitioners from across the globe. In one of the sessions the speaker spoke of what we mean by the term nature and it got me thinking. If you were to look at any indigenous language-Continue reading “What is Nature?”

Three Things

No Sunday morning is complete for me without listening to Michael Ball on BBC Radio 2. No matter what the weather, or how I’m feeling – he has an incredible ability to put a smile on my face. He always has to be fair. On one of his shows in early January 2021 he encouragedContinue reading “Three Things”

A New Way

We’re about a year into this pandemic and the way we all go about our daily lives have changed. Facemasks have become part of our wardrobes, loungewear part of our office wardrobe and online shopping become the norm. We reminisce about those days when you could meet friends for a drink, watch a show atContinue reading “A New Way”

Connectivity

In todays world, when we talk about being connected we all too often think about it from a technological perspective. The internet, social media, email … they’ve all enabled us to be more connected to one another. This has been especially important over the past year through the Covid-19 pandemic. I think there are other,Continue reading “Connectivity”

Colours of Nature

Whilst many of us associate the colour green with the natural world, the truth is that all of the colours of the rainbow and more are contained within it. Those colours change through the seasons and each evoke a different feeling, emotion or perhaps memory in us. In forest therapy we have an invitation calledContinue reading “Colours of Nature”