I was feeling a bit down this week so thought it was time to have a go at something I have been intending to try for ages - forest bathing. According to research, spending time in forests or with trees can improve our health and wellbeing. This is something I have never doubted, but I tend to have a purpose when heading into the trees: going for a jog or a walk, to fill up the bird feeders or to spot birds. This time I intended to really slow down and focus on the moment.
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I was a little bit surprised when I was invited by Zero Waste Scotland to give a talk on how we have worked to reduce our carbon footprint at Kirkennan Estate – when you live in old buildings there is always so much more you can do and usually I focus on that rather than how far we have come. But when I stand back and reflect on our journey over the last 7 years I realise we have done a considerable amount. Always keen to save energy of any type, I have converted my presentation into my latest blog...
A cozy holiday cottage in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway that can sleep 4 & 1 in 2 bedrooms. Ideal location for watching our red squirrels play!
A great place to relax and unwind - a detached holiday cottage set in a large enclosed garden overlooking Kirkennan's walled garden where our chickens roam.
An accessible holiday cottage sleeping 5 which is all on one level with a wet-room. Near our 14 acre woodland rich in wildlife.