Category: History

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Sick and tired already?

  Welcome to the first day of The Pukeko Patch’s NaBloPoMo posts. It is a highly inauspicious start, following the contraction of some random cold and cough by Master Oh Waily on Sunday, and...

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Ancients and Art

This is what we are going through this year in History.  I’ve chosen to hit the middle ground between the kids so that I can do one set of readings with them.  It’s about...

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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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Pukeko Patch History World

Well who knew that I’d have to learn how to edit videos in order to home educate my kids? I swear that having them learning at home is as much about my continuous learning...

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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...

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Art Detectives

Today’s Thursday Adventure Club* outing was to Te Papa Tongarewa, known simply as Te Papa. I had let my fingers do the walking and found an interesting link on their site, at the bottom...