Earth Day

Happy Earth Day to you all! Even though every day is a day on earth and therefore worth celebrating and promoting a life style that isn’t exploiting all other living organisms. For today I want to share a text that has been my inspiration and motivator since I was a child. The lyrics are well…

A change in point of view

I always get very philosophic when I travel. I see all these new environments, people, cultures, surroundings and I wonder. I wonder about how these people see themselves in relation to nature, to the environment around them. I always ask myself these questions assuming a separation between people and nature. But then I wondered why.…

The silence of the mountains

The silence is impeccable. So fine and delicate, and yet unbreakable. It takes your breath, your thoughts and worries.   The beauty is unimaginable. So graceful and inviting, and yet unforgivable. It makes you wonder, like the feeling of freedom.   The pureness of the mountain air almost takes me by surprise. It always will. And as the skiis are breaking…

A connection with nature can go a long way

In those days when humans were dependent on nature, slept outside, hunted for food and searched the forest and meadows for edible plants, berries and mushrooms, a connection to nature was necessary for survival. Ebba Lisberg Jensen, a researcher in human ecology at Malmö Högskola, contributed with an interesting text for the yearbook 2014 of the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation. She pinpointed…