Monthly Archives: April 2014

Recipe for an Apple, Oat and Maple Slice


  Apples, apples, apples. Autumn is the time for apples and there are many recipes with ideas of how to use apples. Here is one that I enjoyed making and eating. It is a nutritious slice, very easy to make and great for lunch boxes… Continue reading

Calling in the Dragon Energy by Kristi McMullan

This is the time of the year to summon the energy of courage. We are getting ready for the winter to descend on us with its cloak of chill and rain. We must collect our wood for the fires that will keep us warm. The… Continue reading

The Roaring Autumn Project

In Australia, Autumn is also the time for Easter celebrations. Easter Sunday is on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the Autumn equinox. The equinox is a time of equal day and night and for us in the southern hemisphere our days… Continue reading

Kwoorabup Community Market News

From the Golden Quill 315, Apr.2 2014 With one more market to go before the end of term, it seems a good time to reflect on this  year’s progress. After a fairly slow start with stallholders and patrons, and a re-organising and delegating of various… Continue reading

The Golden Christmas Project

Poster for Golden Christmas

Many parents these days are looking for a less commercial Christmas. A ‘Silly Season’ that finds some time to ‘make and do’ instead of just consume: A Yuletide that honours the gifts and the rhythms of nature: A ‘Festivous’ that celebrates human imagination and gives… Continue reading

Make a popstick catapult

homemade catapult

During the Autumn festival each year the Steiner children take part in activities that test their courage, resolve and patience. It is a time when the children are told stories of courage and bravery. They are encouraged to be brave themselves and take with them… Continue reading

Book Review of Easter in Autumn by Collette Leenman

Review by Silvia Lehmann – This is a thin little book that is easy to read from cover to cover. Collette Leenman lives in New Zealand, and this is one of the best books I’ve seen in combining the European traditions of a Christian festival… Continue reading