Play Again

Play Again

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Childhood, Health and Life Pathways

Childhood, Health and Life Pathways

Many of the challenges that we face in our world today can be addressed by ensuring  that increasing activity in Green Areas Research carried out in “Nature, Childhood, Health and Life Pathways” by By Jules Pretty, Caroline Angus, Madeleine Bain, Jo...
Apple Days

Apple Days

If you have spent a hazy autumn evening negotiating the furthermost branches to claim the prize of the juiciest  every apple, then you will be starting to feel a little nostalgic at this time of year. If your adventure happened to be in someone else’s orchard...

Bored?

“I’m bored” If you’re a parent and its summer time and especially if it’s an Irish summer, then you’ll be pretty familiar with this expression. Being bored can seem like a disease that effects most children and can reach epidemic...

Get out

The following is a Speech I entered in 2011 in the Toastmasters International Speech Competition and which won the club and area final.  The purpose of the speech was to  inspire adults to become an example for their children and embrace the outdoors as they did when...
Let’s Make Fire

Let’s Make Fire

“Let’s make Fire” my two year old daughter suggests as we play in the old part of the hazel woods. There is a fire pit where we made fires last year though mainly in the Spring. Irish summers are unpredictable and you might well find yourself...