July 24, 2019

Kate Swade and I were recently treated to an ‘urban green space’ visit at the invitation of colleagues from the Landscape Architecture Depart at the University of Sheffield and the public health and parks and open spaces teams in the city council.  We’ve captured some of the highlights here, and are keen to hear your

July 14, 2019

“The impetuous creature – a pirate – started forward, sprang away; she had to hold the rail to steady herself, for a pirate it was, reckless, unscrupulous, bearing down ruthlessly, circumventing dangerously, boldly snatching a passenger, or ignoring a passenger, squeezing eel-like and arrogant in between, and then rushing insolently all sails spread up Whitehall.” Virginia

May 7, 2019

Last week, I was privileged to be on the closing panel of the Improving wellbeing through urban nature (IWUN) ‘research  into practice’ event, convened by Sheffield’s renowned Landscape Architecture Department.  We are not short of evidence that access to nature is good for our health, but IWUN offers a much needed set of principles for