Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 19:55

Enter into the experience and meaning of Imbolc through this short, meditative video.

Falling mid-way between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, Imbolc is one of the eight Celtic festivals in the year.

It happens around the beginning of February and signifies the rebirth of the land and the coming of spring.

Filmed in 2022 in Reepham by Piers Warren.

Friday, December 17, 2021 - 11:29

Enter into the experience and meaning of the winter solstice through this short, meditative video. The winter solstice is celebrated by many people all around the world and is one of the eight Celtic festivals in the year. It happens on or around 21 December when the night is longest, and the day is shortest. It signifies many things including the coming of the light.

The evergreens featured were filmed by Piers Warren in the churchyard in Reepham and the Bircham Centre garden.

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 08:48

Take a mindful few moments out of your day to relax in nature and enjoy the golden colours of autumn at Whitwell Common, a small nature reserve near Reepham, designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. Filmed in November 2021 by Piers Warren.

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 18:35

Take a mindful two minutes out of your day to relax in nature. These images of autumn were filmed around Reepham in October 2021 by Piers Warren.

To watch, click HERE

Quotes as follows:

  • “And the sun took a step back, the leaves lulled themselves to sleep and autumn was awakened.” – Raquel Franco
  • “I hope I can be the autumn leaf, who looked at the sky and lived. And when it was time to leave, gracefully it knew life was a gift.” – Dodinsky
  • “Just before the death of flowers, and before they are buried in snow, there comes a festival season when nature is aglow.” – Unknown
  • “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” – George Eliot
  • “Autumn leaves shower like gold, like rainbows, as the winds of change begin to blow.” – Dan Millman

Recent scientific studies have shown that digital nature, such as watching these mindful moments, is good for our mental health – especially if we can’t get out into real nature!

Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 12:23

Take two minutes out of your day to have a chilled time out with views of an allotment site in late summer. A mindful moment.

Filmed by Piers Warren in early September 2021 at the Stony Lane allotments in Reepham. To watch, click HERE

This is a follow on from Spring Allotments – the same site filmed in May 2021 – and Frozen Allotments – the same site filmed in January 2021.

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 09:49

Take a mindful two minutes out of your day to relax in nature.

Reepham is well known for its hollyhocks, which adorn the market place, streets and gardens around the town. They are at their spectacular peak in July.

Filmed in July 2021 by Piers Warren. To watch, click HERE

Sunday, June 27, 2021 - 10:24

Take a mindful two minutes out of your day to relax in nature.

This small wildflower meadow is by a public footpath, opposite (and owned by) Ivy House on Whitwell Street, Reepham.

Filmed in June 2021 by Piers Warren. To watch, click HERE

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 08:30

Take a mindful two minutes out of your day to relax in nature.

Wood Dalling has a wonderful pond in front of St Andrew’s Church that is well populated with damselflies and dragonflies as well as many other insects.

Filmed in June 2021 by Piers Warren. To watch, click HERE

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 09:07

Take a mindful two minutes out of your day to relax in nature.

Whitwell Common is a small nature reserve near Reepham, designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The orchids featured are common spotted orchids; the butterfly is a speckled wood.

Filmed in June 2021 by Piers Warren. To watch, click HERE

Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 15:47

Take two minutes out of your day to have a chilled timeout with views of an allotment site in spring. A mindful moment. Filmed in May 2021 by Piers Warren at the Stony Lane allotments in Reepham. To watch, click HERE

This is a follow-on from “The Frozen Allotment” –  the same site filmed in January 2021. Click HERE

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