Category: Science

Real life physics 0

Real life physics

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...

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Travels

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...

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Meet “Leafy”

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...

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...

Two peas in a pod 0

Two peas in a pod

Like many young children, the Oh Waily kids are not that fond of green veges.  This is especially true of the humble pea.  So you should have seen the wrinkled up noses on our...

Family Field Trip: West Wind Recreation Area 0

Family Field Trip: West Wind Recreation Area

On Anzac Day we decided to make the most of the excellent autumn weather and head out to see somewhere unusual.  A wind farm. We headed out towards Makara on Wellington’s west coast until...