Satoyama – Inspiration From Abroad

Satoyama are a landscape found in Japan, the word itself has a few different meanings, in one way it is used to describe managed woodlands close to farmland. Villagers would use coppiced wood in construction and as fuel for cooking and heating, they would also gather leaf litter to be used as fertiliser. The termContinue reading “Satoyama – Inspiration From Abroad”

There’s A First Time for Everything

I’ve never blogged before, and I’ve only ever written one public article about an amazing pair of gloves for “The Cleft Stick” which is a magazine for the National Coppice Federation. I’ve had a bit of an itch to start writing about the things I’ve learned while chasing after an outdoors craft, which turned intoContinue reading “There’s A First Time for Everything”