Month: April 2015

Playing in a field

Children need to play

The Telegraph published an article a year ago or so, Children as young as five suffering from depression. In the same article the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) said that 8,000 children below the age of 10 are estimated to suffer from severe depression and that children under 5 can suffer from depression, yet […]

Going with the flow

Go with the Flow…

What do these three people have in common; Jimi Hendrix, Usain Bolt and my son? My son would say that, like Hendrix, he too wants to be a rock star AND, like Bolt, he too is likely to be the fastest man on earth, but I was thinking of something a little more low key, […]


The spring spawn

As spring tries to blow its way in its definitely time to venture out more often and for longer. The chill in the air is less so, and as Anna has reminded me so many times, “it’s not the wrong weather, but the wrong sort of clothing.” The small pond, and I mean small, in […]