When I went to hang out our laundry early last week I was greeted by a large spider's web. This isn't particularly unusual, with the exception of the size of the web and the fact that the spider was currently hanging around in the centre of it. The other shocking fact about the new web was… Continue reading Charlotte joins the Patch
Today the Oh Waily kids had a real life physics lesson courtesy of one of the local play parks. It's hard work balancing the scales when you don't weigh the same amount. And it's great work for them trying to figure out how to keep the momentum going... mostly, in the end, they chose to… Continue reading Real life physics
That was the topic of a recent update over at the NCHENZ website. It seems that even if you are currently home educating, your curiosity about how other people do things is still alive and well. The short answer is - there are as many 'typical' days as there are families following this educational path.… Continue reading What do we do all day?
The Oh Waily kids and I made the trip up to see the Oh Waily grandparents yesterday. This involves us driving the Desert Road and due to the colder weather we played "guess the temperature". After managing to drive through last year and the car's external temperature gauge registering a -1ºC, this has become something… Continue reading Travels
When in foreign places expect to meet interesting 'locals'. Here is "Leafy" who provided much interest and amusement one day. He stayed with us until night fell and then wandered off at his own leisure. We have no idea what he actually is, other than pretty darn big - probably a good 10cm long or… Continue reading Meet “Leafy”