London National Park City

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

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

November 22, 2018

The event and its background described below took place in February 2019. A brief write-up was published here by the Landscape, Gardens and Health Network. The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are widely recognised as a powerful guide to feeling good and functioning well in our everyday lives. They are social as well as individual. But