I’m on a bit of a journey with the bushcraft and have a growing fascination with ancient technology. Simple, effective, natural. My latest experience saw me getting down and dirty at Guy Mallinson’s Woodland Workshop on a Primitive Pottery course. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘nature’
Words are powerful things. They conjure different responses and it’s relatively easy to mis-interpret an author’s meaning. I’ve had a hard time coming up with the words for this latest post, my weekend on Exmoor, as I feel some mis-interpretation may occur. The words I use are my own. They may mean something different to you. I shan’t try to explain my meanings. (more…)
Locked into our work and family routines can take up so much time that little is left for connecting with nature. Living in the frenzy of the modern world means it’s often easy to forget our natural connection. When was the last time you went leaf catching? Or cloud watching? Or walked barefoot in dew-soaked grass? (more…)
The wind picked up a little today and my walk through the woods had a very pleasing crunch. It was difficult to NOT kick my feet through the leaves (so I did!). Even harder to imagine that some people wouldn’t realise just how wonderful this can be.
Encouraging children, and some adults too, to make that first step towards rekindling a relationship with nature can be a difficult task. But Autumn is here and the trees provide us with a simple solution for bringing the outdoors indoors. (more…)