Durdle Door

Why is everyone rushing to the beach? Blue Mind.

I'm lucky enough to live close to a lovely beach, so all through lockdown I was able to stroll down to the sea whenever I felt like it. Since it began to ease, however, my neighbourhood has been crammed with visitors who have driven for hours just to sit on the sand and dip their … Continue reading Why is everyone rushing to the beach? Blue Mind.

Hengistbury Head

Choose more nature, not less technology

Excerpt from Nature and Wellbeing in the Digital Age: How to feel better without logging off, by Sue Thomas.  Paperback and Kindle. Buy Now.

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Roof Garden

Biophilia for patients and visitors at the Khoo Tech Puat Hospital, Singapore

This week I'm in Singapore as a Visiting Professor in the Biophilia Research Cluster, based in the Department of Psychology at James Cook University. I've seen dozens of fascinating examples of biophilic design here, but this post is about just one of them - the incredible gardens at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. It's a general … Continue reading Biophilia for patients and visitors at the Khoo Tech Puat Hospital, Singapore