Hospital not home…

Sat 5th May Today was the first of the nurturenature plant sales for 2018. Sadly, I wasn’t able to be there as I have been stuck in hospital for the last week with a pneumonia. It has meant missing a weeks holiday and the plant sales today and tomorrow so the timing is immaculate (ly […]

Fresh, fresh, fresh…….

Key to ethos and philosophy of the nurturenature therapeutic garden project and it’s associated endeavours is a wish to heighten awareness of the benefits of nature and gardening in all their forms to both physical and mental health. Part of this is sharing a message that it is possible for everyone, even if you only have a windowsill, […]

Boom & Bust

Prior to having rheumatological illness myself I read about the nature of tiredness in this context and the fact that it was a particularly  disabling sort of tiredness. However, until you have actually experienced it, it is impossible to understand at any level how paralysing it is. Quite unlike normal tiredness, which even when it feels […]

First-post-bits-and-pieces

The last 10 years have presented me with some huge and at times nearly overwhelming health challenges and associated lifestyle changes ……….Central to my resilience are the connections I have supporting me both close family and close friends.Without them I would be stranded. My 4 dogs, of course, are essential support. Connection with nature in all its many forms is critical to my daily life and inextricably linked to my unstructured spirituality…..nurturenature is also about life at Station House, our crazy family home and refugio for others in need of somewhere to stay for a while…….nurturenature is also about life at Station House, our crazy family home and refugio for others in need of somewhere to stay for a while