Hedgehogs are a delight to see. So rarely do we spot them wandering about in the garden, looking for food. There has been a noticeable decline in hedgehog sightings in the UK. But, some places are taking care of rescue hedgehogs and encouraging the protection of their habitat.
A curious interest in traditional Bali and a passion for learning about world music led me to the tranquil town of Ubud. With Ubud's pleasant climate due to its location, and its welcoming locals, I felt a warmth for this place the moment I stepped foot in the town.
Wherever we live, our neighbour’s cats seem to visit us regularly. In our last home, we had two beautiful cats stay over - Faddy and Ember. In our new home, a lovely black and white cat is always knocking on the door! Quite literally.
Levison Wood is a British writer, explorer and photographer. Last night, I ventured to the Hall for Cornwall – fighting against the ‘Beast from the East’ snowstorm, to experience an evening with Levison Wood and his good friend Alberto Caceres.
The Bunun are a group of people indigenous to Taiwan. Their tribe is well-known for vocal traditions and song. I lived in Taiwan for a year, teaching English. Any moment I had the opportunity to escape city life and head to the hills, I took it. Indigenous culture, art and music stirs a curiosity within me.
I've been listening to an I Ching podcast (a form of ancient Chinese text) which took me back to my experience of visiting an I Ching master in a Taiwanese temple. Here are some wholesome thoughts for the day.
Throughout my travels, I've lived in busy cities, remote mountain villages and in between. I’ve experienced cultures from all over the world. And one thing that has been consistent where ever I've traveled, is music.