Reviewing 2016 in Pictures

08 Jan

2016 was a big year.

In January,

we prepared for a trip to the East Coast of the US,


we spent time at the beach with dear friends,

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we went to the theatre (more than once),

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and went to the museum for another “It’s Atomic” workshop.

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In February,

we flew to the US.

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We spent a week in New York,

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where we fell in love with the city,

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and experienced real snow for the first time.

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Then, we drove to Boston for several days,

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where we experienced extreme negative temperatures.

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Next, we popped into Salem

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before spending a few days in Philadelphia.

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Finally, we spent several days in Washington,

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where we drooled over books in the Library of Congress before flying home.

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In March,

we met my new niece, Evie, who was born the day we arrived in New York.


In April,

we were in full swing with school.

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In May,

we were still working hard,

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reading our way through piles of books.

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We also spent time doing a little woodwork with Grandad.

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In June,

we went to Queensland University of Technology (QUT) for a rocket science workshop,

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we tried lino printing,

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we learned about local government,

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and we visited the ‘Spirit of Anzac’ exhibition.

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In July,

we returned to QUT for a electronics workshop

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and we went to the theatre (more than once).

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In August,

we went to QUT for a robotics workshop,

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we introduced my niece to the Science Centre,

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we explored the Raspberry Pi,

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and went to a Shakespeare play.

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In September,

we went on an excursion to Wivenhoe Dam,

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where we tested the water quality

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before relocating to the Mt Crosby Water Treatment Plant for a tour.

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We also went to the circus.

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In October,

we went on a bus tour of a local landfill site,

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we went trampolining again,

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and enjoyed yet another book club in the bush.

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In November,

we went to the Brisbane Art Gallery,

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we went to the museum,

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and we went to the beach to see the giant supermoon.

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In December,

we went to the beach

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more than once.

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We also went to the Gallery of Modern Art

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and the Lego “Wonders of the World” exhibition.

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Then, at the end of 2016, we celebrated Christmas and waited for the new year.

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Who knows what great things 2017 will hold.


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Posted by on January 8, 2017 in Family Life, Homeschooling Days


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