• Whittling Projects for Adventurous Kids

    by  • 12 September 2018 • 0 Comments

    With children spending more and more time glued to screens these days, whittling or wood carving is the perfect way for creative and crafty kids to reconnect with the world around them in a practical and more meaningful way. This traditional hobby is easy to learn, fun to do, and almost everything you need...

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    Easy Wood Carving for Children by Frank Egholm

    Frank Egholm’s Tips and Tricks for Whittling

    by  • 17 August 2018 • 0 Comments

    Whittling is a wonderful hobby that’s had a big revival over the past 10 years, and it is the perfect outdoor hobby for adventurous children! Frank Egholm’s new book – Easy Wood Carving for Children – is packed with ideas to get the creative energy flowing, with clear step-by-step instructions for over 50 projects. We asked...

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    What is ritual?

    by  • 26 July 2018 • 0 Comments

    Different forms of religious worship and ritual are present throughout the development of human beings, from early stone-age ritual, nature religion and ancestor worship, to faiths from which Christianity and the Eucharist emerge. In his latest book Bastiaan Baan explores the origins and metamorphosis of human religion, examining its significance for human life on...

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    5 Top Tips for Making the Most of Your Internship

    by  • 19 July 2018 • 0 Comments

    I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to secure an Anthroposophical Internship with Floris Books. Whether you’re a student or a professional from another industry looking for a career change it can be difficult to know what to expect from a publishing internship. I’ve put together some top tips to help others make...

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    Why Don’t Children Sit Still?

    by  • 19 July 2018 • 0 Comments

    Movement is essential in helping children develop motor, intellectual, emotional and social skills. Children learn through ‘doing’ and play. But a child’s journey in learning how to control their body can cause frustration in parents. Parents often say, “Just sit still!” Why Don’t Children Sit Still? is the latest parenting book that seeks to...

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    Sara Parrilli, illustrator of Through the Rainbow

    by  • 9 July 2018 • 0 Comments

    Art is a core part of the Steiner-Waldorf curriculum, helping children to develop emotionally, physically, socially and spiritually. Few know this better than Waldorf art teachers like Sara Parrilli. As well as being a teacher, Sara Parrilli is the illustrator of Through The Rainbow: A Waldorf Birthday Story for Children, as retold by Lou...

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    Treating Depression Naturally: Guest Post

    by  • 12 June 2018 • 0 Comments

    Today’s guest post comes from author of Treating Depression Naturally and flower essence therapist for over 30 years, Chris Philips. Here, he explains how using flower essences as part of a considered treatment programme can help with the underlying causes of depression and related illnesses.       Depression and Men’s Health Depression is...

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    Myth, Magic and Mathematics

    by  • 30 May 2018 • 0 Comments

    String, Straight-edge and Shadow

    Using only three simple tools – String, Straight-edge and Shadow – humans revealed the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry. In this fascinating extract, Julia E. Diggins imagines how Pythagoras might have taught his famous theorem: Listen to our baffling problem. Here is the Egyptian right triangle, the one used by the rope-stretchers,...

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    Why we love wordless picture books

    by  • 1 May 2018 • 0 Comments

    Can you read a book without words? The rise of wordless picture books would suggest that yes, you can. In this type of book, the story emerges through exploring the illustrations, rather than the words on the page. Parents and children can become more involved in the storytelling process – naming characters and spotting...

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    Rudolf Steiner and The Christian Community

    by  • 30 April 2018 • 0 Comments

    The Christian Community was undoubtedly formed as a result of Rudolf Steiner’s theological lecture series. But the relationship between this movement and the Anthroposophical Society itself is often misunderstood. Peter Selg closely examines this complex relationship in Rudolf Steiner and The Christian Community. In this abridged extract, Selg looks at the unique place The Christian Community...

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