Evolution…preparing for Galapagos

Evolution…preparing for Galapagos

The kids have been doing school work….and here is some about Darwin and evolution. After we saw this sign at the hydro dam in TeAnau….and the conversation about “who is Darwin” started…..what better time to learn! Lulu explains…....
The BAAK Flock

The BAAK Flock

So as you may know (from the title) this post is all about chickens. Now don’t get carried away, let’s tell fun facts now. Chickens have a “pecking order” this means that some chickens will rule over others and be first to get food and get the...
Twas The Night Before Christmas…

Twas The Night Before Christmas…

Well, Christmas time with spring like weather is a bit odd to say the least.  People in this part of the world don’t go as bananas as we do back home, or at least that is how we perceived it.  So, we tried to inject as much Christmas cheer into our lives and the...
The Great Lesson,  Poetry Gifts Of Life

The Great Lesson, Poetry Gifts Of Life

I wrote poems for each gift of life.                                                                                                                                                                          My favorite is brain There are also Hands, Shelter, Money,...
If I Was…

If I Was…

(Preamble by mom!) When you travel for many many hours in the HOT sun and driving in the camper….with NOTHING around….you make up new word games. The road to Canarvon – 120km with 16 vehicles (cars/campers/vans etc) and 6 road trains ….. One...

more top 10 – AFRICA

My favourite top ten on safari Being on the lookout for animals and screaming si-mama (stop) or tawenda (go) to Nico our guide.  When I wasn’t on my iPad I was really really good at spotting animals.  Sometimes I sat up front with Nico and helped be on the lookout. ...