The Wild Handbook: Seasonal Activities to Help You Reconnect with Nature (Hardcover)
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A beautiful, illustrated book full of ideas to get you back in touch with nature.
Spending time in nature is scientifically proven to be good for us - the benefits are endless and it has the power to make us feel better both physically and emotionally.
Organized by season, The Wild Handbook provides a thoughtful collection of activities to get you back in touch with nature and improve your physical and mental wellbeing. It's an antidote to the stresses of modern life - activities include stargazing, wild swimming, various seasonal crafts, forest bathing, foraging and filling your home with natural materials and air purifying plants.
Whether you live in the middle of a city or out in the countryside, you'll find practical ideas to suit your lifestyle. Illustrated with atmospheric color artwork, this beautiful gift book makes a wonderful present for the nature-seeker in all of us.
About the Author
James Weston Lewis graduated in 2007 from the University of the West of England, where he focused on woodcut and linocut printmaking. He now works using a combination of traditional techniques and digital media. He takes his inspiration from a wide range of sources, including horticulture, literature and history.
Emily Thomas was born in London, and has lived there most of her life - except between the ages of 13 and 18 when she lived in Maldon in Essex on board a Thames Sailing Barge, with her family of seven assorted siblings and stepsiblings and two warring cats. Emily also works as an editor of many different kinds of books, including children's and young adult fiction. She now lives in Brixton, with no pets and a lot of books.