Category: Culture

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Tuneful Tuesday: The 1970s

Welcome to this week’s instalment of Tuneful Tuesday. Today I’ve chosen to take the Oh Waily kids down Memory Lane into the ‘way out’ 1970s. Disco, glam rock, heavy metal, progressive rock, soul, jazz,...

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Music with rocks in

Today at the Patch I’ve been instructed to choose ‘Rock’ music for our new area of exploration, hence the name of this post.  Not sure about the ‘pop culture’ reference?  It’s a very stout...

We’ve been away 0

We’ve been away

Not only have we been absent because of moving blog homes but we’ve also been on a family holiday.  I’m hoping our blog move is all under control now, so here’s a brief gallery...

Orakei Korako 2

Orakei Korako

A few days after our visit to The Bath House and the Redwoods, I took the Oh Waily kids off to pick up their Nana from Matamata (aka Hobbiton).  Then we took to the...

The Bath House 1

The Bath House

Last month the Oh Waily kids and I went for a visit to their grandparents in Tauranga.  On this trip I finally decided that we would do some day trips while we visited instead...

Integrated Learning 0

Integrated Learning

I am about a third of the way through creating our first exemption application and it has been going well.  That is to say, it is going well now that I have managed to...

Neighbourhood Walk Revisited 0

Neighbourhood Walk Revisited

No doubt, if you’ve been reading the Patch for a little while, you will remember the fun adventure we had wandering all around neighbourhoods from various parts of the world. Well, Jo put together...

Welcome to Egypt 0

Welcome to Egypt

We have been taking a trip into the world of Ancient Egypt. We are following the reading suggestion in the pre-made classical curriculum and read through the excellent, short, story book in no time...