Seeing the Full Landscape

Did you know that deer, like many other prey animals, have horizontal pupils? And what’s more, when they lower their heads to eat, the eyeballs swivel, in opposite directions, and the pupils remain horizontal! 🦌 On our recent Alchemy in Nature call we explored this phenomenon and the importance of seeing the full landscape for..

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The Nature of Fungi

On our Alchemy in Nature call this week we explored the nature of Fungi. And what we can learn from fungi that benefits our own lives too.     Fungi play a vital role in the natural world and are a very real example of Alchemy in Nature. They break down dead matter, transforming it..

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Read all about it

This week I was delighted to receive a copy of the Earthwatch Europe 50th Anniversary book. And proud to see my story featured along with those of several other volunteers, researchers and partners.     In the words of Lucian J Hudson, Chair of Earthwatch Europe, ‘this collection of stories shows the action that can..

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Natural Balance

In the third and final call of my Mini Series last week we explored the themes of creative tension and natural balance. In particular, we looked at the presence of masculine and feminine energies in nature. And the role of these in our own lives too.     While masculine energy is typically reflected in..

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Natural Growth

In the second call of my mini series this week we explored the theme of Structure and Natural organic growth. Too often in life we find ourselves driven by unconscious tendencies to either strive and push ahead. Or procrastinate and hold back. With the first approach we run the risk of leaping ahead too quickly..

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True Nature

All too often we are not living our true nature but instead unconsciously trying to adapt or react to how we think we need to be and what we think we need to do.     The further we drift from our true nature by trying to fit in, be perfect or stay safe for..

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Like a Duck to Water 

  We all know the expression…. If you take to something like a duck to water, you discover you’re naturally good at it or find it very easy to do.     But how many of us find ourselves doing things that don’t come naturally or easily.  Worse still what if you find yourself on..

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Wonder of Nature

‘There is something to be wondered at in all of Nature’ Aristotle Whether it’s the intricate plumage of a beautiful bird. The cathedral like canopy of trees in a forest. Or the stunning sight of a spectacular sunset. There really is something to be wondered at in all of Nature.     And when we..

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