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Good Morning beautiful people…

It gives me great pleasure to share with you a little gift – a small thank you for your love and support.

I hope the 2017 Nature Art Calendar will inspire you and your students, family and friends to get creative in nature throughout the year.

Just click on the link below to download your […]

Patches of God-light

“Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of God-light’ in the woods of our experience.”
― C.S. Lewis



Time in nature feeds my soul
The music and poetry of these golden trees had […]

Love is the Beauty of the Soul

“Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul”– Saint Augustin

I absolutely adore St Augustin’s quote – there is nothing more beautiful for the soul than sharing this love of life with children and adults.

Today my little companions and I escaped the noise and bustle of the city and […]

How to rekindle a relationship with nature in the city

‘For a new generation, nature is more abstraction than reality. Increasingly, nature is something to watch, to consume, to wear – to ignore.’ – Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods

The Children and Nature Network invited me to take the Vitamin N challenge as one of the challenge bloggers and social networkers to help […]

Happy Fathers Day

My father gifted my 3 brothers and I a lifetime of treasured memories immersed in nature. He taught me how to climb a tree, hunt for agates and discover the magic- hidden in a chrysalis. He instilled in me, a deep love and repsect for the natural world which led me on this sacred journey of helping […]

We can smile and blossom like a flower

Grateful to be gifted this brand new day – a miracle. Grateful for the bird song, the perfumed flowers and your love.


Today, take a deep breath in and slowly release a smile. Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.


“If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like a flower, and […]

Love Unites Us

I wished to convey in my painting the need to share our love – to cradle with gentleness and purity. When we hug someone, we envelope them with our love – in this embracement, peace and joy are shared. A hug makes us feel protected and loved and this touching gesture does wonders for […]


Would you like to learn how to reconnect with nature through storytelling?


The Importance of Communication in a Digital World.

Remembering who and what we are through storytelling in nature, with nature.

Watch the video:

Making stick people and creating stories with our creations helps renew our inner spirit

and rewaken our sense of wonder […]


Orange Moon and the Grandmother Tree

“This story eloquently expresses the healing potential of seeking out nature and noticing how infinitely connected we all are to each other and everything on our world. This book is a treasure, a keeper, and one that will enrich a very young child as a picture book and last […]


Let’s make 2016 less stressful and more joyful

Here is a little inspiration for the New Year – my way of saying thank you for helping to

raise awareness of the importance of nature and creativity in a child’s life:


Download here:


Nature helps nurture harmony and balance which in turn lead to happiness.

The exercises we […]

The Most Precious Gift…

The most precious gift you can give is your time. Giving the gift of presence allows you to be truly in the moment with the one you are with. When you’re completely focused in the moment, fully present, your love radiates.

Feeling truly blessed and grateful to be able to share this sacred time with […]


Nature’s Beauty Cultivates Gratitude

This short simple animated video represents the ever-flowing love and beauty that exists in all of us, in everything, in every moment of every day. This abundant love cultivates gratitude. The more grateful we are, the happier we become. Seeing beauty in everything, all the small things become precious and sacred, […]

Nature in the City

Far away from the wilds of my BC Mountain life, I feel a stranger in my home city.

I long for the peace and familiarity of the forest and all it’s knowing – it takes time to find a new rhythm to cope with the chaos and noise of a city.

Thankfully, Edinburgh is one of […]


We know from research that contact with nature is essential for the developing child. However, not every child will be returning to a Forest School or Nature Kindergarten.

We may not be able to take our students out into the forest or down to the lakeshore during class but we can bring nature into the […]

World Teacher’s Day

Today is world teachers day! Thank you to all the teachers who share Mother Earth’s teachings with their students. Bless you all, love and peace Marghanita x