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Our journal celebrates getting back to nature, connecting with our inner child, dreaming of freedom and modern life.
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HOW TO LIVE WILD
HOW TO MAKE A SCENTED GARDEN INSPIRED BY FRAGRANCE
A really fun and easy way to grow a fragrant garden is to take apart the components of a delicious perfume and grow the plants yourself. Clemmie Frasershows us how. Artwork by Michalis Christodoulou.
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HOW TO… DO VALENTINE’S DAY WITHOUT CRINGING
Valentine’s Day is not at all wild; rather it is tired and annoying. But if nothing happens at all and it is ignored, then feelings of rage and despair over one’s life and state of relationship bubble up uncontrollably and cause a terrible re-evaluation of the status quo. Which is NEVER good. How to cope?
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SHAPING THE LANDSCAPE
When the eternal beauty of the natural world embraces the artistry of sculpture, something extraordinary happens. From Bronze Age man’s carved figures on the canvas of the countryside to modern day masters’ sculptural creations in parks around the country, Jo Craven explores the awe-inspiring alchemy of art in nature
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SCREAM IF YOU WANT TO GO FASTER
The battery powered alternative to Formula 1 has confounded critics...
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HOW TO SURVIVE A FESTIVAL IF YOU’RE MIDDLE-AGED
Firstly, and most crucial to your survival is to Pick Your Festival Carefully. No matter what you have coped with in your life to date, spending three days in the rain listening to grime music with 10,000 hallucinating teenagers, with no toilet or cappuccino facilities, is going to send you over the edge. You need to be thinking Wilderness or Cornbury in the gentle hills of Oxfordshire in the grounds of posh country houses, Glastonbury (in The Pop-Up Hotel, Camp Kerala or Pennard Orchard only) or Port Elliot (a lot of satisfactory Airstream action, not to mention soothing book talks to ease hangovers). These are the festivals for you.
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BORN TO BE WILD
Mass rewilding programmes across the globe are seeing vast tracts of land being returned to their natural state, with indigenous “big five” beasts – from jaguars in Patagonia to red deer in Sussex – spearheading Mother Nature’s rebirth. David Annand explores a brave new world of booming biodiversity
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COULD A SHAMAN CHANGE YOUR LIFE?
It’s not just in California that people are starting to regard a visit to a shaman as essential as medical check-ins with a doctor. But beyond taking the pulse of your aura and giving you a supercharged dose of TLC, are there any deeper effects? David Annandgoes in search of the modern-day urban shaman to find out
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AS NATURE INTENDED
Writer and gardening enthusiast Tom Loxleyon why we need to embrace biodiversity and start cultivating a healthier planet for all of us to live in – including the pests…
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WILD SWIMMING IN THE UK
Ice cold shivers, furry rocks underfoot, nipping minnows… for fans of wild swimming, nothing beats the thrill of leaping into a natural pool. Charlotte Sinclair says it’s time to dip a toe in the water
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THE FEMALE BOSSES LEADING THE GREEN REVOLUTION
As more women get their feet under the table in the boardroom, environmental concerns are starting to top the agenda. Here, Cassie Steer meets three trailblazing leaders who are hell-bent on changing the world
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HOW TO GIVE YOURSELF A FACIAL AT HOME
You will need: A large pot of manuka honey, colloidal...
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ONE STEP AT A TIME
From a daily constitution to an epic trek, a meander through city streets to a bracing, headland hike, stepping out on foot has a way of bringing you back to yourself. Charlotte Sinclair explores the healing power of the humble walk
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BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOKS FOR GROWN-UPS
September always feels like a fresh start. Blank pages, sharp...
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HOW TO GO OFF GRID IN THE CITY
Going off grid in the city is a really wild...
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HOW TO… KEEP BEES IN THE CITY
For those with a timid disposition, keeping bees in the city is the perfect way to give oneself a wild veneer. Think about it – there’s lots of saving bees from worldwide Colony Collapse Disorder, lots of increasing plant diversity in your neighborhood, lots of delicious honey that you endlessly gift people and yet it’s still more than a little bit scary
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MOVING ON UP (AND OUT OF DEPRESSION)
From feeling mildly out of sorts to being consistently laid low, there’s always something you can do to shift your mood and your energy. Kevin Braddock, author of Everything Begins with Asking for Help, shares a few of his...
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WHY YOU SHOULD RESIST THE TRANSFORMATIONAL MAKEOVER
It sounds so alluring, transformation… but, says Annabel Rivkin, let’s take things one step at a time. Here’s her guide on how to shake up your beauty routine without shaking things up so much that you look, you know, odd
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I Tried A Vegan Diet and This is What Happened
As a passionate animal rights advocate – who enjoyed eating the occasional roast chicken and fish dish – Kate Morris was conflicted. Would three weeks of solid veganism be enough to break the carnivorous habits of a lifetime?
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HOW TO EAT VEGAN: SKYE GYNGELL’S SUMMER MELON CURRY RECIPE, AND DAVID ANNAND’S PICK OF THE BEST VEGAN RESTAURANTS
Australian chef Skye Gyngell, who won a Michelin star at Petersham Nurseries and now oversees the kitchens at Spring restaurant in London and Heckfield Place in Hampshire, shares a light, taste bud-tantalising, plant-based summer curry, while David Annand rounds up some vegan eateries worth going out for.
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