Listening to Trees

Listening to Trees

It was a sunny winter’s day, I sat down on the soft forest floor enjoying the light coming through the gaps in the trees. A clump of young hazelnut shoots were lit up like stars in the night sky. I let my pen write… “Listening to oneself beyond the boundaries of what...
Using Clay as Medicine

Using Clay as Medicine

Clay may have contributed to the beginning of life on earth, recent scientific studies are suggesting. Several universities, including the Universities of Glasgow and Cornell, found that clay forms a hydrogel in simulated ancient sea water. This hydrogel contains a...
Trees as Spiritual Masters

Trees as Spiritual Masters

My ‘lucky star’ was to be born with a solid connection to the plant world. My grandfather, a doctor and keen naturalist, had a garden covered in beech trees. Feeding the birds and squirrels was a daily routine and losing myself in the auburn woodiness of the place was...