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Visit our blog to read regular posts with stories and reflections of visits to the woods. These posts are invitations to learn the stories of the forests around you – not only the forests close to your base camp or home, but also forests in the places you visit or stay temporarily. They can inspire, help, even heal you. How? For each person it’s different. As a first step, I invite you to listen, read and weave your story in the many stories of this place.

History

This blog is started by Wendy (Ms Woods) during autumn equinox 2018. In April 2020, Wendy started to invite others to contribute as guest bloggers from Spain, Norway, USA, the Netherlands … to share their woodwide stories:

Geography

So far we collected forest-inspired stories from …

The Last Blog Posts

  1. Tale from the Lowlands – by Martin
  2. WHERE ARE YOU BORN = WHERE YOU ROOT: FOREST-RELATED FERTILITY AND BIRTH RITES IN 16-19TH CENTURY OF THE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE
  3. LIKE EACH FOREST, I HAVE DIFFERENT AGES – A REFLECTION DURING MY BIRTHDAY – by Wendy
  4. DID YOU ALREADY HEAR THE FIRST NOTES OF YOUR DREAM SONG? by Wendy
  5. MANY ETHNIC ESTONIANS BELIEVE IN “SOULS OF TREES” by Wendy
  6. Learning more about the effects of a nature immersion with the help of children’s drawings before and after a forest bath by Wendy
  7. Reading landscapes, remembering local history by Wendy
  8. Two years of wood wide web stories by Wendy
  9. When the beech loses her throne – about redesigning our landscapes by Wendy
  10. Sacred garden trees in Norway, part 2 by Wendy
  11. Bergtatt – my favoriete Norwegian word by Wendy
  12. Rapunzel’s forest tale: a story of healing by Wendy
  13. My grandmother was a willow woman by Wendy
  14. Finding Freedom in the Forests and a Spanish Chestnut Tree Story by Sergio (Catalonia, Spain)
  15. Branching out: A Tree Pageant by Wendy
  16. It’s VE day. Let’s talk about Nazis and the environment by Wendy
  17. A blanket of Peace and Quiet by Carolyn
  18. I came to hidden springs and ponds. by Rachana
  19. My first #Virtual Forest Therapy Walk was in San Diego, New York, Denver, Toronto and in Belgium – at the same time by Wendy
  20. (I Didn’t Know I was) Raised in the Woods by Logan
  21. A Poem about Forest Bathing by Carolyn
  22. From Princess Mononoke’s Curse Spirits to the Corona virus by Wendy

(last update: February 27, 2021)