Nature & gardening
On Saturday 20th March 2021, rewilding organisations across the globe are coming together to celebrate the very first World Rewilding Day. But what is rewilding and what can we all do as individuals and communities to help the movement this World Rewilding Day? To find… Read More »World Rewilding Day – how can you get involved with rewilding?
A little over ten years ago, Sam Miller was living and working in the UK. He thought he was living his dream life, and was content doing so. But then an opportunity arose that changed everything and now his whole lifestyle has changed. This week’s… Read More »My off-grid life by Sam Miller
Subscription boxes of all shapes, sizes and themes have been growing in popularity for a few years now. They make great gifts and are often curated and hand-packed for a personal touch from their creators. From snacks to beauty to gardening and pretty much every… Read More »Subscription boxes for eco, well-being and nature lovers
This year, I’m planning on taking to the sea and regularly incorporating wild swimming into my routine. So this week’s guest post has inspired me even more and convinced me of the benefits of wild swimming. If you’re unsure or you’ve been thinking of trying… Read More »10 benefits of wild swimming
International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – celebrating 35 years of ozone layer protection
Back in 1985, the world’s governments came together and collectively adopted the Vienna Convention for the protection of the Ozone Layer. 35 years on, we look at what the ozone layer is, why it’s so important, and what has been done to protect it over the years.
In the previous article, we looked at what friluftsliv is and why we need it – and I believe we
need it more so than ever. Now, you might have read the previous article and wondered why I didn’t go into details
about what activities comprises friluftsliv. That is entirely by design, because I believe that it
is not as important what you do, but how you do it. Read on, for the all-important “how”.
Over the past few years, a group of Scandinavian words has escaped the region’s borders and made themselves known to the rest of the world. Words like hygge, smorgasbord and
all of the nonsensical IKEA names have crept into mainstream media.
Friluftsliv is one of those words and is – like hygge – much more than just a word.