Chris Johnson, In Memoriam

It is with great sadness that we share with you news of the sudden death of Chris Johnson, our colleague and great friend. Throughout life we meet people who enrich our lives, Chris was one of those people. He always had a hot drink in his hand, a smile on his face...

The Magic of Trees- Hazel

The Hazel (Corylus avellana) The Hazel Tree, native to the UK, colonised as the earth changed from tundra to temperate roughly 8,200 years ago. (You can read more of this in The New Sylva by Gabriel Hemery and Sarah Simblett.)  You will find out all about native Flora...

News and Nurturing

Children’s well-being is crucial, not just for their own lives, but for society as a whole. The Good Childhood Report 2016, The Children’s Society Well-being taster day Lots of fun was had by our guests at our recent Forest School taster day as we considered the...

News and Nurturing – March 2018

Marching on… Spring is beginning to burst out all over. We are being charmed by a flock of goldfinches, visiting the teasels just outside our office every morning. Snowdrops, aconites and daffodils complete the scene and we are watching our patch of ransoms grow...

News and Nurturing – Feeding our bodies and souls

Introducing a very special friend of ours! This wonderful man, Kev Keane, has been volunteering with Where The Fruit Is…feeding our souls and bodies through encouragement, practical help and truly delicious food, cooked on the open fire in all weathers. Anyone who has...

News and Nurturing February 2018

FSA Endorsement So thrilled to be  one of the very first trainers endorsed by the Forest School Association. It has been a thorough process, ensuring I have all the qualifications, experience, policies and procedures in place to offer top quality training reflecting...