Field Notes – January

Happy New Year! Going forward, life is all about nature and creativity. I'm spending my time writing, walking, drumming, reading, meditating, taking part in events and exploring new places. Here's a recent venture into the woods... I set out for a walk with family, in the grounds of Packwood House, Warwickshire. Restless and eager to… Continue reading Field Notes – January

Big Expanse

I love wandering along a coastline, to bathe in the expanse... It is one of my favourite forms of self-care. Whatever the weather, it always inspires... I'm diving into new projects through Summer and shall return to blogging in the Autumn. Wherever you're wandering and whatever you're creating... ...enjoy the expanse. -louise   All photos… Continue reading Big Expanse

Collaboration

Following on from my previous post, Contribution, here are 8 ways to collaborate with others, within community: Do something calming or creative to manage stress (walking or singing) Renew or learn new skills (such as first aid or preserving) Daily self-care to increase strength (like running or yoga) Cluster errands/task, when possible, to reduce consumption of… Continue reading Collaboration

Contribution

Nature is threading change into our days, with the seasons. Here are some ways to adapt and improve upon current living situations: Growing, harvesting/preserving food Planting trees, particularly fruit-bearing Re-purposing items and waste where possible Adding feeders/water tables/shelter for wildlife Clearing gutters, drains and soak-aways regularly Collecting leaves and composting to improve soil quality Securing… Continue reading Contribution

Sacred Spaces

Here are some photos I took, when exploring Stone Henge and Avebury, in Wiltshire. I love the atmosphere of wandering these places. It unravels the knots of modern life and gives chase to your imagination. The play of light is one of my favourite aspects of a stone circle. The changeling weather provides a mysterious aspect.… Continue reading Sacred Spaces