Inspiring Nature: Holidaying with Our Fellow Creatures

I’m always a little torn about man-kept natural places, as they take so much effort and so many resources. Are all those worth it in the end? I don’t know; but the truth is that I am also not ready to go into the wild with no infrastructure waiting for me. So what I do…

Introducing Adventures in Puppyland

As some may know, I am a fan of the Blue Zones. If you don’t know about them, check them out, they’re really interesting. As you may also know, I don’t believe anything to be 100% accurate, flaws creep into everything we humans do. Still, I find it an inspiring source. Therefore I regularly check…

The Nature Fix – Book Review

I was drawn to Florence Williams’ book because I had a gut feeling that we as humans need more nature around us in order to reach our full potential. I was, therefore, looking for some answers on this. I thoroughly enjoyed reading “The Nature Fix” and I found it very informative, but it was not…

Inspiring Nature: Simple Things that Make Me Happy

When it comes to nature, I like to keep things simple. Yes, a grandiose scenery can be beautiful, but I connect better with the more simple stuff. Trees are one of my favourites, because they are big and sturdy, they have seen a lot in their time, and they house who knows how many other…

Inspiring Nature: The Deep Blue

Water holds such a strong position in our lives, yet we don’t always see it clearly. I love water through all the senses. It is beautiful to look at, the sound of it is relaxing, its touch is soothing, its smell makes me think of life and growth, and yes, the taste is intriguing. I…

Monkey Business

Moving on from the rather gloomy thoughts inspired last week-end, there is a beautiful spot I would like to share. This is a fairly popular place around here and it is easy to see why. It has a bit of everything: wild and domestic animals, water for birds and fish, grass to run around in,…