Category Archives: Family

The Minimalists

Now for something different – anyone watched “The Minimalists”? It’s a better presentation than their first movie “Minimalism”. It goes more into the philosophy and psychology of why they’re doing an extreme Marie Kondo to their whole lives. The question … Continue reading

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Corona virus – Australian Economy vs Lives?

Wouldn’t it be awesome to kill Corona in Australia and be able to live again – even with harsh international borders and quarantine rules? But again, it only takes one infection in a crowded pub or club or restaurant or … Continue reading

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The most amazing cockroach trap of all time!

When I was a kid my parents had the most amazing cockroach trap. It was an octagonal blue box made out of transparent plastic. A pheromone tablet tempted the cockroaches into little tunnels. The beasties pushed and crawled their way … Continue reading

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Bill Gates calls it the future of education!

Bill Gates calls this the future of education! If your kids are having trouble at school, get them to watch Khan Academy! Try this introductory video to understand it. Teachers have set watching Khan Academy videos as homework and then … Continue reading

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Smaller schools better, says Economist?

Might “Village Towns” or New Urbanism actually facilitate a better outcome for kids? This isn’t the question posed by this short “Economist” podcast, but it certainly recommends smaller,  more intimate schools as fostering a better outcome. An interesting debate, especially … Continue reading

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