Autumn is a Kaleidoscope of Colours

“Anyone who thinks fallen leaves are dead has never watched them dancing on a windy day.” Shira Tamir On Monday, September 23rd, the summer ended with the autumn equinox (Latin for “equal night”) which officially marks the beginning of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere. The nights are going to be longer than the day.  Watching the colours of leaves … Continue reading Autumn is a Kaleidoscope of Colours

Vitamin “N”

Richard Louv’s book “Vitamin N (‘N’ is for Nature)” discusses successfully the health-oriented benefits and healing focused potential of mother nature. But I would like to elaborate on another aspect of it today, and use the “Vitamin N” title, just because I love the idea of calling nature as an essential supplement for a healthy and happy life. After explaining the title of my little … Continue reading Vitamin “N”

June 21 – Summer Solstice

The June solstice – your signal to celebrate summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere – is happening on June 21st – today. For us in the Northern Hemisphere, this solstice marks the longest day of the year. Early dawns, long days, late sunsets, short nights. The sun at its height each day, as it crosses the sky. Meanwhile, in the south … Continue reading June 21 – Summer Solstice