Learning

Quality Literature

“For the children?  They must grow up upon the best… There is never a time when they are unequal to worthy thoughts, well put; inspiring tales, well told.  Let Blake’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ represent their standard in poetry, DeFoe and Stevenson, in prose; and we shall train a race of readers who will demand literature– […] Read more…

Map Fever

Map Fever has struck!  We, well I;) began this term with high hopes for our geography studies.  After all Africa is a fascinating continent, alas Trail Guide to World Geography was not a good fit for us.   We pottered with enjoying some African picture and chapter books, read Children Just Like Me and completed […] Read more…

She Goes Forth – The Times, They are A Changin’

In less than a fortnight our eldest leaves home! Anna Maria is excited and eagerly looking forward to beginning the next stage in her life’s journey. Eight months ago Anna Maria began a course at our local TAFE, Administration/Bookkeeping, Certificate 3.  She quickly found her rhythm and enjoyed the experience of formal classes and independence.  We watched her […] Read more…

November – Month of All Souls

In the spirit of fellowship a friend and I have undertaken to meet once a month.  Each month our gatherings will have a different focus, we chose to begin with the Church’s Monthly Dedications.  As we began in November our first focus was The Holy Souls.   The children gathered together and we read parts of Father Philip Tells […] Read more…

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