Ebb and Flow: A Guide to Seasonal Living (Hardcover)

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An inspirational and informative illustrated guide to help you embrace each season and find peace, mindfulness and joy throughout the year.

Illustrated throughout with newly commissioned sketches, prints and paintings by the author, Ebb and Flow introduces seasonal living and explains why it is increasingly vital for us to reconnect with the seasons. Tiffany Francis-Baker offers practical, science-backed advice demonstrating the mental and physical health benefits of practising mindful, seasonal living.

Following the Pagan 'Wheel of the Year' through a nature-led calendar, Francis-Baker explains the origins of seasonal Pagan and Celtic names, traditions and events. She outlines the short- and long-term benefits of leading slower lives and encourages us to enjoy closer connections with nature and healthier relationships with our own well-being.

Each section begins with an introduction to the season, then details what you can grow and forage, the wildlife you can spot and which seasonal behaviours to look out for. Crafts and seasonal activities demonstrate quick ways to stay connected with the seasons, even at our busiest times, and illustrated spreads explain lunar phases, hibernation, stargazing and more.

With beautiful images, inspiring words and imaginative seasonal crafts, this tactile book has something to help everyone connect with the rhythm of the year and feel more grounded with nature.

About the Author


Tiffany Francis is an award-winning writer, artist and environmentalist from the South Downs in Hampshire. With a mixed background in the arts, rural heritage and conservation, her work is fuelled by a love for the natural world and a passion for protecting it. She writes and illustrates for national publications and has appeared on BBC Radio 4 and Channel 4. Her books include Food You Can Forage, the Concise Foraging Guide, Bees and Beekeeping and Dark Skies. In 2023, The British Horse Society presented Tiffany with the Elwyn Hartley-Edwards Award for her work in promoting the enjoyment of equestrianism and raising awareness of BHS campaigns and wider issues within the equine industry in The Bridleway.

www.tiffanyfrancisbaker.com



Product Details
ISBN: 9781399405744
Publisher: Bloomsbury Wildlife
Publication Date: November 19th, 2024
Pages: 256
Language: English