Ritual & Reflection

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

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

4 years ago
Shinrin Yoku | A Japanese Tradition

Japanese tradition devotes an entire philosophy to time spent in

4 years ago
Golden Light

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

4 years ago
Wintering

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

5 years ago
Switching Off For Christmas

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

5 years ago
Welcoming Autumn

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

5 years ago
The Bed

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

5 years ago
BATHING IN SEAWEED

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

5 years ago
NUMINOUS

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

6 years ago
The Sacred Fig Tree

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

6 years ago
LAVINIA GREENLAW | MIDWINTER POEMS

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

6 years ago
WINTER WALK | BY LOUISA THOMSEN BRITS

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

6 years ago
Outdoor Bathing | Louisa Thomsen Brits

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

6 years ago
Element: Mountain

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

8 years ago