Taste of life

Listening in the garden – lessons from the garden

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE challenges us all to listen to our fellow creatures of Nature, learn from them, and start to be in tune, before it is too late. Carl Jung often repeated a story he heard from his colleague Richard Wilhelm, which he experienced while living in China in the early twentieth century. The story tells of a village that had suffered a long period of drought. The situation grew dire and after various unsuccessful attempts to correct the situation, it was decided to ask the rainmaker to come.......

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A PHOTO ESSAY The Masai Mara National Reserve spreads over 1,200 square kilometers across the southwestern part of Kenya, Africa. In August 2018, SATVIK SWAMINATHAN had the opportunity to visit these sprawling grasslands and...

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Sanctuaries in the Wilderness

Sanctuaries in the wilderness

A Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and author of three successful books, including Sacred Mountains: Ancient Wisdom and Modern Meanings, DR ADRIAN COOPER has been fascinated with wildlife and conservation since early childhood....

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Lessons from the garden – blackberry learnings

Blackberry learnings

LESSONS FROM THE GARDEN ALANDA GREENE witnesses a lot while working in her garden. This time it’s the ripening of blackberries that provide the lesson on patience and acceptance of the processes of Nature....

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