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Ground Tour

Exactly two years ago today we set off on our first big adventure: leaving a life in the UK for something less certain; on November 2nd, 2014 we travelled to Barcelona with our heavily reduced possessions and no more of a plan than to see how it went. We wrote about that first step into the unknown in this post. So …

Photography at Colonia Güell

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We wanted to learn about photography so we took the SLR camera to Colonia Güell. We used a tripod to keep the camera steady while we took pictures of the surrounding buildings and countryside. Once we’d got used to the camera and tripod we learned about how to have more control over the photos. We took pictures in Manual Mode …

Rockpooling in Cornwall

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We went rockpooling in Cornwall with a lady called Pat who knows a lot about the things we could find. It was awesome. We found lots of cool stuff that we didn’t know even existed. We had to wear special wetsuit shoes that were odd because when you went in the water it was cold and when you got out …

Learning Muscles

Weight training works by pushing muscles to breaking point and then allowing them to recover, and grow. Formal education doesn’t work this way. It supports and guides, providing children with a safe environment to acquire knowledge. We already experience information overload, so it seems pretty likely that a couple of key skills for our future society will be the ability …

Agile Education

From birth onwards, at every point in our lives, we’re fully-formed human beings; neither too young or too old. There’s nothing else we need to be and no more we need to learn. In this respect, the notion that people have “potential” is a false one. The idea of potential automatically implies that it’s unfulfilled. It’s like saying someone isn’t …