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A Seat in a funny little waiting room in an inner northern Melbourne suburb.

There is  popular old chestnut of a saying that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. It’s all very well to think that way and in a sense there is an element of truth to this old saying.   1,310 more words


End of school year

Another school year has come to an end.   It has gone so quickly and yet seems to have lasted for such a long time!

It has really been a tale of 2 children.     1,545 more words

Let's Empower Our Students To Cope With Exams

If there is one thing guaranteed to cause anxiety in my room, it’s any mention of the words ‘exam’ or ‘test’. In fact I’m absolutely sure that my students have an inbuilt radar which tells them when any of us have even been discussing the possibility of one! 591 more words

Getting closer to the water by the day.

Over the past few days, work has been coming along well with the hull seams from the waterline to deck level being refilled with linseed putty and the hull being painted with the first two coats of undercoat before a further two coats are applied over the freshly filled seams. 69 more words

Sailing Challenge

Not one, not two...

Two tablets didn’t work either :-(  At 4.15am the day started for our boy.

He is happy though, technology and gaming are his happy places.  The toughest part is getting him off it, now that can be a challenge :-)  Are we bad parents for letting him indulge in the technology?   225 more words


Day 184 - 3.3 miles (851 total) #aspergers #runstreak #autism

Carson and I spent the day together.  I taught cycle class today so I brought him along with me to the YMCA.  I brought him into the cycle room and showed him how everything works.   429 more words

Crossing the floor

This summer my husband and I have decided to blog the day-to-day activities that go on in our less than normal home. He’s the food man in our house – which has been a challenge for him as he’s had to drastically change the way he cooks – so he’ll be blogging about the adventures of keeping the food interesting, delectable and clean. 919 more words