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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 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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International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! Harnessing our natural feminine power allows us to create results with less effort, more ease.     Too often, we can fall into the trap of believing that being powerful means being forceful. And that to get something done we need to push, force or manipulate.   Yet when we observe..

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Happy New Year

Wishing you wonderful things in 2021🌟 Today is just the beginning. It needn’t determine the future. We can choose, refocus and create what we love from wherever we are from this point on 💖 (Original image by Annie Spratt via Unsplash.com)

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Alchemy in Nature

This photo was taken two years ago. And it really does remind me of the magic and alchemy that exist in nature. Where fungi such as these are continually transforming dead wood, rotting matter and decay into nutrient rich soil to support fresh, new growth and vibrant life. Without this, where would be right now?..

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Day 9 #30giftsfromnature

Today’s gift is Beauty. True beauty can prompt us to stop and pause for a moment, captivated in a state of awe and wonder. And in this special moment, not only does it lift our spirits and benefit our well being, it also allows us to experience life beyond our everyday thinking and perceptions. We..

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#30giftsfromnature

With today marking the start of #30dayswild where The Wildlife Trusts invite us to do something wild every day during June, I’ve decided to do something too. And as well as doing something wild every day this month I’m also repeating and extending my #12giftsfromnature, that I ran over Christmas, to #30giftsfromnature Each day I’ll..

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Leading in isolation

Note: I wrote this yesterday before Boris Johnson went into intensive care. With everything that’s happening in the world right now the pressure on many of our leaders is immense. And as you might have experienced for yourself at times, being a leader can sometimes be a lonely place, even without isolation and quarantine. It..

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When creativity flows

Creativity refreshes the parts fear and worry cannot reach ;-) In these challenging times it’s so lovely to see so many people being so creative. Whether it’s ingenious ways of staying connected, engaging in creative hobbies and pastimes, working in new and different ways or innovative ideas for supporting each other and navigating our way..

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