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Autumn Bounty Nature Event from Chinese Perspective

I recently just wrote a blog about organizing nature activities in China, from an American perspective. Here's a blog within a blog, from a Chinese writer. As we have held our last few events, a lovely photographer and writer has joined us to record our time together. Though the comments to the photos are in Chinese, the photos are easy to review. I also just use Google Translate for fairly good and very quick translations. Here are the blog links:…


Added by Katie Scott on October 18, 2010 at 8:13pm — 1 Comment

The Power of the Children and Nature Movement in China

If we are visiting these sites, we already understand the power of this movement, to liberate our children, and ourselves, back into playing in nature. I am compelled to add to the proof at just how natural and permeating this movement is, in China. This is too long for a blog, but I can not resist sharing.

My vantage point is as an American mother raising two young children in urban China. We…


Added by Katie Scott on October 10, 2010 at 8:52pm — No Comments

One Hundred Blessings Organic Farm Family Nature Club Event

We met at the same busy street corner, where parents consulted about directions to our destination, a demonstration organic farm about an hour outside the city. This time we were a

carpool of ten cars, winding through the karst hillsides of the Guizhou

countryside. Along the way we passed another “Club” consisting of youthful bike

riders. As the numbers of participants in our excursion grew, and as we waved

to other gatherings…


Added by Katie Scott on August 12, 2010 at 12:51am — No Comments

Family Nature Club Outing to Confucius Farm, Guizhou, China

It was, already,

a few weeks ago that we visited a very special place, removed from the electronics

and fast pace of the city (the swift current of this life unfortunately made

this blog a little late, too). Four families met at a bustling Guiyang street

corner and were led out of the city and through the familiar twists and turns

of the Guizhou countryside. Our destination: a Confucius…


Added by Katie Scott on July 22, 2010 at 8:29pm — No Comments

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