Book Review – ‘Connecting With Life’ by Martin Summer

Connecting with Life can be read either cover to cover, as it is eminently readable, or used as a handbook for rekindling one’s relationship with the natural world, to be kept on the shelf but dipped into now and then when you need a natural boost of encouragement to get outdoors. Summer’s debut book isContinue reading “Book Review – ‘Connecting With Life’ by Martin Summer”

Book Review: ‘Under the Stars’ by Matt Gaw

Matt Gaw‘s first book, The Pull of the River, was described as “excellent” by the Times Literary Supplement and yet I have to admit that I am yet to read it. However, having just finished his second – Under the Stars – I have written myself a note to buy a copy. You know you have readContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Under the Stars’ by Matt Gaw”

Photo Retouching Tips and Tricks in Different Environments – Guest post by Rebecca Van Ommen

A lot of thinkingcountry readers enjoy taking photographs, especially in the outdoors, so when Rebecca Van Ommen approached me asking to publish the below I thought you might be interested. Ben   There was a time when photography could only be done by professionals who had all the needed tools and spent years mastering theContinue reading “Photo Retouching Tips and Tricks in Different Environments – Guest post by Rebecca Van Ommen”

Why Living Green is Good for the Mind

Mental health is a crisis we all are facing, and everyone has their own way of handling the crisis. If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, or just want to boost your mind, going green may be the best solution. Here is why. When Going Green doesn’t Fix Everything Of course, severe depression and anxietyContinue reading “Why Living Green is Good for the Mind”

Indoor Herb Garden Guide – guest post by Kiana

When you’re looking to whip up one of your favorite recipes for your family and friends, wouldn’t it be nice to have everything you need in your home? It’s a lot easier than you think. Although the weather may hinder your ability to grow certain plants at different times of the year, there’s no doubtContinue reading “Indoor Herb Garden Guide – guest post by Kiana”