Hands on workshops with your family are such a fun way to learn together. Here’s a short post about how we learned how to make a traditional Moroccan brass bowl down a backstreet in Marrakech’s famous medina. … More Traditional Brassware Workshop in Marrakech
Following on from the last series of posts about what we cover in our homeschool by subject, this one looks at how we combine these elements to form a weekly and yearly schedule. In essence, ‘a week in our life’ post! … More Our Homeschool Schedule
The last in the series of posts about our homeschool plans for 2019/20 – this time, it’s all about science, nature and the humanities. … More Overview of our Homeschool Plans 2019/20: Science and Humanities
Following on from yesterday’s post, here’s the next segment of our homeschool plans: the arts and languages. … More Overview of our Homeschool Plans 2019/20: The Arts and Languages
Following on from yesterday’s post, here’s the next segment of our homeschool plans: maths and sports. … More Overview of our Homeschool Plans 2019/20: Maths and Sports
Recently, I’ve had lots of questions about how we homeschool. Although I wholeheartedly believe home education should look different for every family, I’ve personally found it very helpful to see how others do it. So, I’ve written a series of posts sharing our plans for the current school year by subject area. Here’s the first: English skills. … More Overview of our Homeschool Plans 2019/20 – English
I’ve finally written up the second part of our Australian adventures from earlier this year. From snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, to hiking the oldest rainforest in the world, to scenic hillside railways, topped off with fantastic food and excellent microbreweries, Far North Queensland has it all! … More Australia Part 2 – The Beauty of Far North Queensland
I’ve finally got around to writing up our Australia adventures! This post documents our forays in and around Melbourne. From surfing to exploring gold mines to holding pythons to walking the hallowed grounds of the MCG, we packed in an inordinate amount of sightseeing in one week. And had an absolute blast in the process! … More Australia Part 1 – Exploring Melbourne
To say we’ve had somewhat of a rocky transition back into normal life in the UK after our three months travelling would be a serious understatement. Visits to various doctors and hospitals (four in total!) have been the order of the day (and completely unrelated to our travels). With so many medical problems going on … More The Welsh Three Peaks: when it’s all going wrong around you, go climb a mountain or three!
It’s Bean9’s turn for writing a blog post – here’s her diary entry from our two days in the creative town of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia. Any comments would be gratefully received! … More Indonesia Part 4 – Batik Art, Kecak Dance and Paddy Fields (by Bean9)!