Author Archives: Christine Lines

Forest Bathing Course Success

2nd – 4th June 2022 The Findhorn Hinterland Trust, Nature and Therapy UK and the Findhorn Foundation worked cooperatively to make this training course happen using the FHT Woodland Shelter and woods, FF accommodation at the Park, the Cluny woods and the expertise provided by Stefan Batorijs and assistant.   Earlier in his life, Stefan had […]

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Meet the FHT Team Member – An interview with Jonathan Caddy, FHT Chair

When did you become inspired by Nature?   Six of us living in the original caravan here at the Park, Findhorn, from age 6 to 13 years old for me, meant that most of our time as boys was spent outside especially on the land – exploring the bay, playing in the next door farmer’s barley […]

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Hinterland Work Parties – The Joy of Discovery

 28th May 2022 A party of about 15 volunteers met to spend the morning taking care of the dune habitat. In particular, we were concerned with preserving the lichen population by clearing mainly non-native Lodgepole pine trees.  It was great to have Heather Paul with us to help us to look closer at the different […]

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Reflections on Working as an FHT Funeral Coordinator and Celebrant

To live in this world you must be able  to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go to let it go. At our most recent funeral, for community member Ian Cook, a […]

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Membership Update and Call to Action!

At the end of 2019, the Findhorn Hinterland Trust (FHT) launched the paid membership model to help strengthen our sustainability into the future. We asked everyone interested in supporting the work of FHT to go online and join as a member. The registration process requests a donation as an annual membership payment. Members can select […]

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Botanical Illustrator – Enjoying the Hinterland

Hello I’m Janet. I first came to Findhorn in 1979 while on a camping trip to Scotland. This was followed by attending Experience Week in 1981 and regular but infrequent visits since then. I was taken with the connection to nature at Findhorn that I hadn’t met elsewhere. It became my life-long spiritual home. I […]

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An FHT Apprenticeship Trial

Living and Working on the Land for Six Weeks I write these words from a cosy bell tent in the Hinterland, which stands on a new camping pad I managed to clear with the help of my friends.  We started at the end of February and finished in mid March. Now I have lived here […]

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The Joys of Helping Out on the Land

Hello! I’m Marta. I first arrived at the Findhorn Ecovillage at the end of August when I attended the Permaculture course, After l left, I found myself drawn back to this beautiful place between the ocean, dunes, the bay and the woods.  Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been returning some love into the […]

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FHT Weeklong Retreat – A Participant’s Feedback

By Jen Stout I conjured up so many reasons not to go to the Hinterland retreat. I didn’t have time. I hate camping. I needed, badly, a holiday – not a challenge. Biting insects bring me out in huge sores, and I’ve a skin condition that makes even a few days without a bath quite […]

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Outdoor Learning Space Completion Report

Outdoor Learning Space Completion Report

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