Category: World School

Detail of Hans Holbein the Younger's Resting Lamb and the Head of a Lamb, via Wikimedia Commons.

The Best Laid Plans…

There are still two important projects outstanding from our plan for winter in China. Project Visa and Project Apartment have been concluded. We have seen...

It’s All About The Cross-Hatching

“Bwahahaha,” I say. “Did you know the Chinese for ‘writer’ is, literally, ‘sit-at-home’?” “No,” says Zac. “NOOB! The ‘zuo’ in ‘zuo-jia’ is a different kind...

School sign.

What Do You Do About School?

“So… what do you do about school?” Home education while travelling is a topic most people are curious about, and this is generally one of...

On Mars in the Wadi Rum

“So, what are you doing about gravity?” asks Z. We’re sitting in a resort in Jordan’s Wadi Rum with an old, old friend of mine...

My Son’s Brain Is Weird

Here in Aqaba, a coastal town in Jordan which is gunning for second city status but has all the verve and vigour of Bournemouth on...