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“I am the fiery life of divine substance, I blaze above the beauty of the fields, I shine in the waters, I burn in sun, moon and stars.” Hildegard of Bingen, a 12th century Benedictine nun canonized in 2010, was...
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To be a flute-maker is to be an endangered species. Flute-makers in Scotland go back to the 17thcentury but now there is only one left. George’s flutes are in demand across the world so what makes them so special? He is an expert in woodwork, a silversmith and also makes his own tools. In the last 40 years he’s made around 1,200 beautiful wooden flutes. George is a senior philosophy student in the Edinburgh School. 

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