The Lake District

Bassenthwaite Lake & Mirehouse Gardens

Bassenthwaite Lake

Being lucky enough to live in the Lake District, I’ve always enjoyed spending time outdoors with my family. Whether we head over to Crummock Water  or to Rannerdale to see the bluebells in May, walking together is something we’ve always enjoyed doing. For those days when it’s pleasantly warm, we have the whole day free, and the […]

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What is forest bathing?

Forest bathing - forest path

Until recently, I had never heard of the term “forest bathing” and I had no idea what it referred to. Yet, being lucky enough to live in the countryside…it seems I’ve been doing it for most of my life. So what is it? The term “forest bathing”  is a translation of the Japanese term “shinrin-yoku”; […]

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