• The importance of fairy tales

    by  • 24 February 2021 • 0 Comments

    Throughout literary history, one type of story has enjoyed continued popularity – the fairy tale. But why, over 200 years since they were alive, do the stories of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen remain a staple of our cultural heritage? The original fairy tales differ slightly from the ones we know today. Over the years these...

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    Steiner-Waldorf lockdown learning with Floris Books

    by  • 3 February 2021 • 0 Comments

    As many children gather around kitchen tables again at home rather than joining together in classrooms, we know that families are facing a challenging time. To help, we have gathered together a selection of our Steiner-Waldorf books to assist your at-home learning. From craft activities to encourage their creativity, to stories to spark their imagination...

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    Biodynamic Gardening For Beginners

    by  • 2 February 2021 • 0 Comments

    Any gardener who already works with biodynamics will tell you the difference it has made to their garden. From crispier lettuce to more intensely-flavoured onions, biodynamics is a great way to get your garden to produce tasty, nutrient-packed fruit and vegetables, plus more vibrant and plentiful flowers.  But what is biodynamic gardening? Our friends...

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    Step inside “An Illustrated Guide to Everyday Eurythmy”

    by  • 12 November 2020 • 0 Comments

    In today’s blog post we’re answering your questions on the subject of eurythmy and offering you a sneak peek inside our richly illustrated step-by-step guide – An Illustrated Guide to Everyday Eurythmy: Discover Balance and Self-Healing through Movement by Barbara Tapfer and Annette Weisskircher. What is Eurythmy? Eurythmy is an active therapy that draws on the...

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    Elsa Beskow Calendar 2021

    by  • 28 October 2020 • 0 Comments

    Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children’s illustrator in Sweden, where her picture books have been known and loved for over a century. She is often called the ‘Beatrix Potter’ of Scandinavia. Over on our Elsa Beskow author page you can learn about her life, work and legacy. Every year we publish the Elsa Beskow Calendar. This...

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    Celebrating 80 Years of Camphill

    by  • 22 October 2020 • 0 Comments

    The Camphill Movement is a worldwide network of homes and villages for children and adults with special needs. Inspired by the vision of its founder, Karl König, and a group of close associates, the growth of the Camphill Movement is the story of community: community as the basis for special needs education, therapy and...

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    Inside ‘Biodynamic Beekeeping’ by Matthias Thun

    by  • 18 September 2020 • 0 Comments

    Modern beekeeping, influenced by new technologies and breeding methods, has increased honey production but left bee colonies weak and vulnerable to disease. With the alarming decline of the bee population raising concerns about an impending ecological crisis, many beekeepers are seeking a more sustainable way of caring for bees.  Biodynamic Beekeeping: A Sustainable Way...

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    Obituary: Matthias Thun (1948 – 2020) by Titia Thun

    by  • 9 September 2020 • 4 Comments

    On 22nd June 2020 our dear father, Matthias Kaspar Thun, passed away quite unexpectedly. Aged 72, Matthias was still full of life. He enjoyed watching my brother, Friedrich, take over the family farm, here in Dexbach, and offered him unending support. In his last year, Matthias found pleasure in welcoming new animals on the...

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