Spike Milligan famously quipped that a sure cure for seasickness is to sit under a tree. Turns out his goonish joke is rooted (heh heh) in physiological and psychological truth. ‘Forest bathing’ – simply being in the presence of trees – is a scientifically proven foil for all kinds of modern-day afflictions.
She delivered a miracle. You. She patched up a hundred skinned knees and mopped a hundred fevered brows. She picked up the pieces of your broken heart and wove them together again with wisdom, tenderness and understanding. She’s still doing it. She deserves more than a lottery ticket, don’t you think?