The article posted below really thrilled me to the bone, it gives the notion of ‘making time to smell the flowers’ yet another level of depth. 🙂
Wood walking is a joy, that many, including me, do not experience enough. Could it be that an increasing recognition of its health benefits will push us into the open more? Although, in truth, the thought of the nature’s beauty becoming a packaged commodity, i.e. a therapy, doesn’t inspire.
Another thought that springs to mind is the thought that it has been at the cost of some of our woodlands fauna that wood walking is now considered a peaceful past-time.
If a European wood was again inhabited by numerous boar, wildcat, wolf, lynx, bear and wolverine, would the idea of a woodland walk be so tranquilizing ? Hopefully, time will once again tell its story. 🙂