Yearly Archives: 2019


journey noun 1. an act of travelling from one place to another


“The sun with loving light, makes bright for me each day…” The verse to start the day in class 1. Remembering the day I stood before these wide eyed beings! A new teacher, a young teacher, an excited teacher. Wondering what the next 7 years would hold and how the curriculum, would magically unfold before […]

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It’s been a journey, quite a journey!


“Forge me with fire, a sword for my smiting Fright to my foes and flames for my fighting Shape me a shield forceful and fierce Stalwart and shapely to fend against fears Strike me a spear of speed as a shaft Fearless to fly as a shot to the start Staunch be my front against […]

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The soil of our children’s education


I was first introduced to Rudolf Steiner through agriculture. I was doing some work for a grape farmer who was converting vineyards to biodynamic methods. Looking at them from a distance, you wouldn’t really know there was any difference between two adjacent vineyards. But when he took me into the one that had been fed […]

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The Class 6 Greek Olympics


Friday, 22 February 2019, 1200 – children dressed in white chitons, each with a shafta in the right hand, gather on a field – the son is hot, the wind blows and the children are filled with eager anticipation for what the next 30 hours might bring … About 190 class 6 children from 8 […]

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We need to be the change we wish to see in the world


Our children are distracted, and they are finding it increasingly difficult to settle and concentrate on one task at a time. They are disorganized and often forget important items, or lose them during the day. This may sound ominous, but it is happening more and more frequently. I have been teaching at Gaia Waldorf for […]

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