Changes are afoot in the Oh Waily household. Big changes. We are no longer going to be Wellingtonians, or Lower Huttians for that matter. This time next week will see us packing up and heading north. After a seven hour or so car journey we will arrive in our new town and have travelled from… Continue reading Hurricanes or Chiefs?
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”
Starting tomorrow we are giving a new history curriculum a run-through. We did try out a Classical option earlier but found that it wasn't a really good fit for us. Between the age that the kids were when we tried it and my completely unrealistic expectations of what and how home education would work for us,… Continue reading History here we come
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 highway and headed towards Taupo. Just before the great lake we took a left turn, and another, then headed up into… Continue reading Orakei Korako