Damage to our ecosystems in the pursuit of profit is unacceptable. I’m a big believer in Nurturing Nature… Not only does it have obvious benefits for the environment but it actually has many benefits for us. It’s simple, if we look after the earth, the earth will look after us. A Wave of Change… Luckily I’m not alone in this sentiment: something is stirring and sweeping across the world &[…]

Deep in the Devon Countryside… On this idyllic little patch of land lives Herbalist/Horticulturist Anne Robins, who has created an expansive Garden and Medicinal Plant/Food Crop Nursery on what was once a barren agricultural field (as well as seeing the occasional patient for consultations- though the plants are keeping her more than busy!) I was lucky enough to have some time volunteering here as a WWOOFer (that’s a volunteer with[…]

A little window into the inspirational ‘Offshoots’ – Burnley Permaculture Project located in the beautiful Townley Hall in Lancashire. This place is a hidden gem, in a fairly deprived part of the UK. I last saw it in the middle of winter – as you can see it’s literally ‘springing’ to life now. Aah I just love this time of year. So what is Offshoots all about? ”Encouraging People to[…]