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    Meet the Creators of Mama: A World of Mothers and Motherhood

    by  • 2 November 2021 • Author Interview, Authors • 0 Comments

    Hélène Delforge is a journalist, writer, mother and stepmother. After studying languages and literature at Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, she became a teacher and has been a journalist for over twenty years. At home in her native Brussels, Hélène writes overlooking her garden with a cat asleep in her desk drawer and five...

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    Exploring “Eurythmy and Rudolf Steiner”

    by  • 14 July 2021 • Extract, Non Fiction • 0 Comments

    Eurythmy and Rudolf Steiner: Origins and Development 1912-39 by Tatiana Kisseleff is a first-hand account of the origins of the eurythmy movement. Kisseleff describes the spiritual foundations of eurythmy as they were explored in Steiner’s lectures and recounts the instruction she received from him.  This is both an eyewitness account of the origins of...

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    Step inside “Biodynamic Preparations Around the World”

    by  • 25 June 2021 • Biodynamics, Extract • 0 Comments

    Biodynamic agriculture first originated in central Europe but is now practised in farms, vineyards and gardens all over the world. At the heart of the biodynamic approach are the eight preparations – Horn manure, Horn silica, Yarrow, Chamomile, Nettle, Oak bark, Dandelion and Valerian – which are often produced by local biodynamic practitioners using...

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    Step inside “Bridges Between Life and Death” by Iris Paxino

    by  • 21 May 2021 • Extract, Philosophy of Human Life • 0 Comments

    Bridges Between Life and Death by Iris Paxino is a personal and moving book from an experienced psychologist and professional counsellor. This book is full of thoughtful insights that introduce alternative ways of thinking about dying, death and the journey of the soul after life. In the following extract Paxino outlines the connections which...

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    The Computer that Measured the Universe

    by  • 7 May 2021 • Astronomy, Stargazing • 0 Comments

    Discover the work of Henrietta Swan Leavitt in the feature article from Stargazers’ Almanac 2021 The year 2021 marks the centenary of the death of one of the lesser-known but very significant heroes of early twentieth-century astronomy, Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868–1921). As we gaze into the night sky, we can say with a degree...

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