The smoke stained Tipi evokes memories people and places that unexpectedly touch my soul. . . . #menslodge #thedescent #embercombe
Wild pigeon breasts were perfect with the nettle pesto that the group made. Foraging, wild food and wine tasting with the Brighton Wine Company
Wild samphire canapés prepared by @forage_brighton at our Foraging and Wine Tasting session with the Brighton Wine Company
Setting up the four directions for the Medicine Walk I ran at the Happy Startup School Summer Camp 2017. Feathers in the East. Howling wolf in the South. Rosehips, haws and acorns in the West. Stones in the North.
It's a powerful ceremony that brings surprising, insightful and life affirming stories.
It was so dark in the woods, the inky blackness swallowed us whole. Great to come back to a fire.
#sensory #awareness #slowwalking #night
A couple of years ago I went on a wild bushcraft weekend in some woods near the Ashdown Forest.
It was sunny and breezy, and over the course of the weekend we were shown various skills: how to build a shelter from branches and leaves, spoon carving, making string from wild plants, how to purify water using dirt and moss…
We also were taught how to skin a wild rabbit.
To be honest, I didn’t fancy the rabbit session that much. I’m a bit squeamish and although I am a meat eater I don’t eat rabbit. But in the interests of learning a survival skill and of getting closer to something I usually take for granted, I thought I’d give it a go.
It was harder than I expected, and peeling back the fur and the skin to reveal the raw sinews and muscle underneath made me feel pretty uncomfortable.
Wood Sorrel's heart-shaped leaves taste like apple peel and lemons. Great for quenching thirst. Here's they're unfolding after a night of rain.
#foraging #wildfood #wales #naturesbounty
Artist Anniek Verholt helps us create our own individual piece of land art, with natural materials that we gather from our surroundings.
After spending some moments in our chosen spot on the Downs, we go off to find stones, leaves, flowers, or pieces of wood that we put together in a way that resonates.
More Land Art & Mindfulness here.
Returning with wisdom from dragonfly, harvestman, and mouse...
#visionquest #embercombe #gratitude #ceremony #spirithorse #wildtime #naturesbeauty #wyrd
Starting from the Queen Vic pub in Rottingdean, Jane took us on a Foraging Walk up to the Downs where we foraged in the hedgerows for
It was educational and a lot of fun.
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Mike the forager explains the difference between Sea Beet and Sea Kale, down at Seaford Head, at our Coastal Foraging with your Senses walk.
Look what the guys made. Whittling, headspace and conversation round the fire with a group of digital business leaders, convened by Jonathan Markwell and facilitated by Steve Stark of Then Somehow. Rosie Linford taught us the cuts.
Lucy free pours Mayfield Gin into a participant's glass to finish off the Wild Smash cocktail that she taught us how to make on our Foraging Walk and Wild Cocktail Masterclass at The Queen Vic pub in Rottingdean as part of Sussex Gin Week
#gin #cocktails #wildcocktails
On a recce for our Wild Cocktail Walk and Masterclass near Rottingdean with Jane and Lucy - the hedge witches. The class is on August 31st - tickets available here.
#foraging #rottingdean #queenvic #mayfieldgin #cocktailweek
Wild Sushi making outdoors wild food class at WeWork Summer Camp, led by Jane Hedgewitch
#wwcamp17 #vegan #wildtime #wildfood
On the way to meet Mike Cutting for our Coastal Foraging class
#sussex #sunshine #sea #sevensisters
We soaked the willow in the lake overnight. He wasn't disappointed.
#wework17 #wework #summercamp #wildtime
Nigel Berman is founder of School of the Wild, the experimental nature school.