Trees: a wood wide web (BBC Radio 4)

Trees: a wood wide web (BBC Radio 4)

On the very same day we held our Programming Meeting for Evolving the Forest, BBC Radio 4 featured a programme with Peter Wohlleben, Kathleen Jamie, Ruth Pavey and Gary Fuller. Trees may have vibrant inner lives and certainly appear to have individual personalities,...
new from Little Toller: Rena Gardiner

new from Little Toller: Rena Gardiner

Artist and Printmaker  LIMITED EDITION, HAND BOUND We’re thrilled to announce the return of a wonderful book celebrating the life and work of an exceptional Dorset artist. With over 200 illustrations, Rena Gardiner: Artist and Printmaker explores a legacy of...
The Magic of Moss

The Magic of Moss

From brainpickings… The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales “Attention without feeling,” Mary Oliver observed in her magnificent memoir of love and loss, “is only a report.” In Gathering Moss: A Natural and...
Thoreau on Nature as Prayer

Thoreau on Nature as Prayer

from BrainPickings Walt Whitman saw trees — “so innocent and harmless, yet so savage” — as a wellspring of wisdom on being rather than seeming. “When we have learned how to listen to trees,” Hermann Hesse exulted in his love letter to our arboreal companions, “then...
We are all bewildered machines

We are all bewildered machines

From Nautilus… When did you realize you were a machine? A fancy machine, for sure. But one whose parts and operations can be described like the components of a computer. I remember a day in 2012 when this thought pierced me to the bone. I was in the lab of John...