Even in January, the wood is lovely. Happy new year! Blwyddyn Newydd Dda! My main resolution is to improve my Welsh to the point that I can actually hold a conversation and maybe even translate newsletters, but one year isn’t going to be enough.…
Wishing you a Happy Solstice! The wood this week: wet but still lovely. It’s less than a week till the winter solstice and Pen Llyn is absolutely sodden. I am dreaming of a white Christmas: blue skies, sunshine and clear dry. To be honest, I’m worried about all this rain. It makes life difficult for… Read more »
For the living: A new November newsletter. Today is All Souls, The Day of the Dead: an appropriate time to remember the people and pets buried in the wood over the last 15 years. The first person to take up residence, in 2005, was my father, Billy Melville. It would have been his 107th birthday… Read more »
Such lovely colours! As the nights lengthen and the days grow colder, the glorious colours of autumn appear in the world. I’m writing this newsletter just over a week after the autumn equinox, but already the change has been traumatic. I’ve started lighting my fire in the evenings, a good stock of logs from the… Read more »
High summer in the wood – Today’s report from Boduan Sanctuary Wood. People, you’re allowed to vist the wood at last! The five mile travel limit has been lifted and visitors can come back to Pen Llyn. Our gates are open as usual; all are now welcome. Enjoy!
It’s such a lovely time of year! Everytime I go to the wood, I see something different…
Happy Easter from the Eternal Forest!
Life goes on in the wood! Spring is the most beautiful season.
To ensure the safety of mourners and staff in the Eternal Forest, the following precautions will be taken with immediate effect. Please do not visit the wood if you or anyone in your household are showing any symptoms of the virus, if you are feeling unwell, or if anyone in your household is self-isolating because… Read more »
This autumn is spectacular! Yes, the recent weather may have been dire but the colours are glorious. The beeches are particularly lovely this year, all tawny and gold. And there’s so much fruit, so many fungi, so many nuts – I’ve never known an autumn like it.