Freedom to roam

I can’t imagine living in a place where I was denied access to the land … Ancient traces provide evidence of the freedom to roam in many European countries, suggesting such a freedom was once a common norm. Today, the right to roam has survived in perhaps its purest form in Finland, Iceland, Norway and…

Winter pleasures

Helleborus niger: Julerose – Hellebore – Christmas Rose – Snow Rose – Oracle Flower – Schneerose – Christrose – Weihnachtsrose – Vaaleajouluruusu In ancient times Hippocrates applied Helleborus as a purgative and as a diuretic agent. Helleborus was also used in the treatment of mental diseases. In medieval times it was used to makes salves that witches used. Some thought of Helleborus as…