Another Recycling + Linux Project

I have two Year 12 students starting work next week on a project I’ve set up. They will be sorting a pile of donated tech – monitors, boxes, hard drives, working systems, ram etc. Then they’ll learn how to install Xubuntu. These will then be given away as complete systems for those on low incomes … [Read more…]

Freecycle-another avenue for re-using stuff

I’m part of an email list called Freecycle. Members post messages, detailing items they have to give away, to the list. This is from the website: “The Adelaide Freecycle Network is open to all who want to “recycle” that special something rather than throw it away. Whether it’s a chair, a fax machine, piano or … [Read more…]

Can Blogs Have Birthdays?

I thought of this today. Can blogs have birthdays? I started this blog in April last year after linux.conf.au. Should I do something in April to celebrate my blog’s birthday? 🙂 Does anyone else celebrate their blog’s birthday? “It’s just a bit of silliness really” Peter – Finding Neverland birthdayblog

Re: Why Home Educate?

Hi HenryThanks for your comment about reasons to home educate! I’m glad people do read my blog 🙂 You mentioned one of your reasons to home educate was so that your daughters didn’t lose their love of learning. That’s an excellent reason and I totally agree with it. I hope your daughters continue to love … [Read more…]

Website Linking

I was asked to provide a link to best-kid-games-online.com. I’m not going to provide a link because I don’t want this to become a ‘link blog’ just to promote unknown people’s websites. If you want to look at the site go ahead. It appears to have some educational games as well as just game games. … [Read more…]

Lace Making & More

My Mum is teaching us Bobbin Lace making! It’s cool and who’s the best at it so far? Douglas! He has an incredible knack for handicrafts. I don’t have any photos of our work to post at the moment but I will soon. There are a couple of photos and a description at wikipedia. Jessica … [Read more…]