How I’m teaching my son to read

After taking Pip out of school in April 2016, we gave him some space to adjust to our new travelling life; we filled it up with fun excursions, educational¬†kids tv,¬†and iPad apps that were more about fun than learning. He left public school feeling like a failure. He was dumb he said, he couldn’t do…

The Lifecycle of a Butterfly

This weeks school project was to create a poster, depicting the lifecycle of a butterfly.

Poffertje experiments

When in Holand one must partake of all the local delicacies, and even try your hand at making some of them, after all, that’s the fun of kitchen science.


Micropia and giant tardigrades!

How do I become a robotics engineer?

Our son has wanted to be a robotics engineer since he was about three. Who knows if this is actually what he’ll end up being, after all, how many kids actually grow up to be astronauts, princesses or superheroes? But, we try to encourage his interests any way. So when our travels took us to…

A week in Denver

We had to visit Denver, Colorado to work with a client. Unfortunately this meant a week in a hotel for Pip and I, with no access to transport or knowledge of where to go even if we had it. Craig was off working during the day but we made the best of the situation and…