Friday Night Fizz Night

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Friday Night Fizz Night

Friday Night Fizz Night What a week for the UK! Huge divisions have been opened up over Brexit, with politicians of all hues and financial markets in turmoil, while Iceland thrashed England at Euro 2016. Take your pick about what’s gloomy for you. But just because we are living in turbulent times it doesn’t mean that we can’t still have …

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How to walk on water

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Walk on water

How to walk on water Ever wondered how to walk on water? Well, for a brief time this summer, it is possible. Is this heaven? No, it’s the Bresciano Lago Iseo is Italy’s hidden gem, a lake mostly known only to Italians. Sandwiched between Bergamo and Brescia in Lombardy, it has long been overshadowed by its larger siblings; Garda, Maggiore, …

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Biodynamics in detail, Part 3 of 3

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Biodynamics detail

Biodynamics detail, Part 3 of 3 Part 1 of this article gave some context regarding the condition of modern agriculture. Part 2 provided an overview about Biodynamics. Now it’s time to describe the Biodynamics detail. How is BD used? How is Biodynamics practised? The origin of Biodynamics is rooted in eight lectures delivered in 1924 by Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner, called The Spiritual …

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The Biodynamics overview, Part 2 of 3

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Biodynamics overview

The Biodynamics overview, Part 2 of 3 Part 1 of this article was about context, Koyaanisqatsi, a life out of balance caused by using synthetic chemicals. Some of the reaction to this has been the development of “sustainable” agriculture and organic farming. This Part 2 is a Biodynamics overview; of how it builds upon organics and how adoption has grown despite …

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Biodynamics. Making saving our planet taste better. Part 1 of 3

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Biodynamics, Vineyards

Biodynamics. Part 1 of 3: Koyaanisqatsi Recently, I was asked to republish my articles on Biodynamics (or BD, for short), parts of which were published by Pol Roger. Biodynamics is an agricultural philosophy that offers a radically different approach to agriculture. With wine, this means the farming of grapes. I first encountered BD over a decade ago. Then it was regarded …

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