Category: World School

Underwater Frisbee

Underwater Frisbee

Z has had his first dive! In Puerto Galera, the Philippines, one of the world’s best diving spots. He’s become progressively more excited about diving...

Palanquins and Kings

The generational differences between me and Z never cease to amaze me. We went to the Royal Palace in Luang Prabang, Laos, yesterday, former home...

The Mysteries of Maths…

The Mysteries of Maths…

“Home” schooling this week has been, I think, quite successful. Z has produced a gorgeous picture of a Mekong sunset, and a piece of descriptive...

Dinosaur Bones

So today we got to hold real dinosaur bones! And get a sneak preview of some very large, very impressive, and as yet unidentified skeletal...

Age Appropriate Reading

The creator of the immortal line “The bitches mortared the piss hole and it didn’t blow up!” has, this evening, completed his reading of Chickenhawk,...

Creative Writing

As part of our homeschooling topic on the Vietnam War, Z has been reading Chickenhawk. While not as “adult” as the current meaning of the...

In Which We Slay the Hydra

We have won the long division war! Once Z started humming the theme tune to 2001 at volume, I knew we were going to be...

Our Maths Hell

So, four Mondays into our trip, and the home-schooling thing has hit a major speedbump. It’s the long division that’s killing both of us. It’s...