Challenging Habitat Blog

Morning on the river

On the river before the rest of the household stirs. Reflections on a summer of sun and rain, new and old, labour and fruit, adventure and stability, whirlwind activity and calm. So many good things and experiences to… Read More


It’s lovely blackberry time in the Cornish hedges and it occurred to me: To get the sweetest fruit, you have to be patient, allow space and time to grow and ripen. Now and then you check and taste… Read More

Outdoor Daily III

Here and Now What better role model of this mindful principle than your dog? Eyes, nose, ears, body, motion, breath, terrain – all as one – one experience. No thought of yesterday, no dream of tomorrow. Here and… Read More