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Memories of Kindness
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Memories of Kindness

Looking through old boxes can bring memories to the fore. I recently spent an afternoon helping my mum sort through some long-forgotten trunks, and was rewarded with a glimpse back in time. Finding the above nature-inspired cushion cover rushed me back to my childhood classroom, and a lesson spent learning cross stitch when I was … Continue reading

Cold Beauty
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Cold Beauty

On cold and grey days, it can be hard to get enthusiastic about leaving the house. However, there is beauty to be found if you do: just look closely (and make sure you wrap up warm. It’s hard to feel inspired by nature when you’re shivering.) Ripples and Reflections Raindrops on grass Frosted Moss and … Continue reading

Tree Love
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Tree Love

It’s easy to take trees for granted. However, as the lungs of the earth, they deserve more appreciation. I think they’re particularly beautiful at this time of year, with their branches on display. The Woodland Trust is currently looking for your tree stories, to help show what they mean to people. Find out more here. Continue reading

Finding Beauty
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Finding Beauty

Nature is less showy at this time of year than it is in the spring and summer. However, there is beauty to be found in looking more closely at the plants that are around. Moss is a particular favourite, making me imagine tiny worlds. As the year progresses, tiny flowers are opening up. You have … Continue reading