Gadbury Wood bridge


When designing and building bridges out along the trails it is often better to do simple designs.

Creating livable cities by walking


A city that is both good for people and for the planet is a lot about walking, trees, city ecology and interesting ( and complicated) cityscapes – And very little about cars

In a sea of cars


There are more than a billion cars on our planet, and the number of vehicles keep growing even though cars look less and less like the answer to many of the both local and global challenges we face today

Hiking along a rising sea


One of the strongest lines of defense against rising sea levels and climate change can be coastal trails on dykes

Learning to live with less


We humans put a great pressure on Earth, if we had to carry all our stuff, our impact on the planet would most likely be much smaller

Appreciating what we have


Umbrella vs boots – seeing what we lack The double envy paradox Text and illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt Often the grass can look greener on the other side, as we focus on what we lack instead of what we have. The good thing is that by talking together we can get the other side of … Continue reading Appreciating what we have

Refuel on hike


Getting enough to drink and eat on a hike is one of the things that is often not considered important for inexperienced hikers

AI is ready, are we?


Soon most of us will become irrelevant, as technology can do more and more of our work, cheaper and better than us – without asking questions

Knowing what we need


Strange how nature seems to know how to create an amazing amount of products we need, and we seems to know the opposite

Free Lunch


Always learned there is no such thing as a free lunch – but on a hike a cold winter day I realized there might be one exception to this rule – Nature

Nature Deficit disorder


Today most of us are keeping thoughts and nature at a digital distance. Walking a few hours first can help us get back to nature

Happy Hiking Holidays


Being back out on the trails can be the best way to recover from days with too long to do lists