Tag: nature connection

Where’s your sit spot?

Jo writes: One of those days? I’ve had a few during lockdown when I can feel myself being pushed and pulled in every direction. When I feel the stress mounting, as we all do from a plethora of sources, I take some time out to enjoy...

Preserving beauty

Jo writes: It’s British Flowers Week! And that got me to thinking about the days when my daughter, and I, were younger and we used to do lots of flower pressing! And indeed, with a bit of digging, I found the simple press we had made...

Everyone’s an artist

Jo writes: Last week my daughter’s art teacher asked them to create a piece of land or environmental art as their assignment for the week. Music to my ears! It took a bit of persuasion to convince her that this was a fun thing to do....

Bingo anyone?

Jo writes: After dabbling with sound maps in my last post, it reminded me of another activity involving the senses.  This can be adapted for a local greenspace, your own garden or from a window for people who are shielding. I’m talking bingo! Not the numbers...

Did you hear that?

Jo writes: Listening to the beautiful birdsong in Joan’s blog this week reminded me of a lovely activity I used to do with my daughter when she was younger, so I decided to revisit it today. The idea is simple and can be done indoors or...