Woodland Inspirations' blog

  • Pollards in Borrowdale

    8 October 2015

    It is great to see that veteran tree peepers can still be impressed seeing old trees! They were contemplating whether the oak was a manmade pollard or a natural one. The ash was relatively recently...

  • In the Moment - Penrith

    1 September 2015

    Art by people living with dementia The theme for this week's session was weather, so we created word pictures on a map background and clouds. Amazing variety of theme interpretation; I was into...

  • Meeting Amy's Care

    24 August 2015

    Met Thelma and others at Amy's Care in the dementia garden they created at Keswick Museum. Their company and the flowers make it a lovely and cheerful place.

  • BBC Radio interview

    1 August 2015

    Was interviewed early this morning by Richard Corrie of Radio Cumbria to talk about me taking people living with dementia into the woods at Watchtree Nature Reserve on Monday for my Secrets and...

  • With Archie Miles in Geltsdale

    1 May 2015, Add comment

    I took Archie Miles, a well known tree photographer, to Geltsdale. We spend a good few hours there; me showing him my favourite trees, he giving me a few good tips on tree photography. This is what...

  • Trees in Spring

    19 April 2015, Add comment

    Ash and willow trees responding to the sun and warmth of Spring.

  • Beautiful Spring day

    9 April 2015, Add comment

    What does Spring mean to you? I guess the normal answer is seeing daffodils come out or young lambs gallivanting about. Being a tree person though, for me Spring means 'bud swell'. Don't know what...

  • Small is beautiful

    11 December 2014, Add comment

    December is always a good month for me - for Christmas and for other reasons. Provided we’d been good kids during the year, Dutch children large and small would get presents from St. Nicholas on 5...

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