Ritual & Reflection

We explore the importance of ritual and reflection in our day to day lives.
Washed Air

Laura Barton recalls the air, after the rain, in New Mexico.

5 years ago
New Found Rituals | Celebrating the Winter Solstice

A handful of swimmers gathered at sunrise on the bank of the river, meeting in

5 years ago
New Found Rituals | Aurora Borealis

The festive season, with all its sparkle, is soon to be upon us. But rather

5 years ago
New Found Rituals | Snow & Sunrise

The festive season, with all its sparkle, is soon to be upon us. But rather

5 years ago
Stargazing

The festive season, with all its sparkle, is soon to be upon us. But rather

5 years ago
Shinrin Yoku | A Japanese Tradition

Japanese tradition devotes an entire philosophy to time spent in

5 years ago
Golden Light

Morning light seeps between the curtains. We're befogged by sleep and the mist

6 years ago
Wintering

Albert Camus wrote, In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me

6 years ago
Switching Off For Christmas

The American writer Annie Dillard once said that how we spend our days is, of

6 years ago
Welcoming Autumn

The evenings draw ever inwards. When we wake in the morning the light is

6 years ago
The Bed

Our bed is a private island in a sea of activity, unmatched socks,

6 years ago
BATHING IN SEAWEED

When you travel a lot and carry a lot, over time the body wearies and stiffens.

6 years ago
NUMINOUS

This is a place of not knowing and self-forgetting where life is inescapable

7 years ago
The Sacred Fig Tree

Standing between a rusting metal shed, the tarmacked lane and our sagged fence

7 years ago
LAVINIA GREENLAW | MIDWINTER POEMS

As the year comes to a close, three wintry poems for the longest nights.Read

7 years ago
WINTER WALK | BY LOUISA THOMSEN BRITS

Cool light slants into the kitchen. The windows onto the lane are wet with

7 years ago
Outdoor Bathing | Louisa Thomsen Brits

TOAST first met Lousia Thomsen Brits when she interviewed Jamie and Jessica for

7 years ago
Element: Mountain

The fifth in a series of pieces written to photographs taken by Nicholas

9 years ago