Melbourne is a city that hosts a lot of major sports events, so there is great enthusiasm in both watching and participating. That love for sports gets seeded very early on in Australia. Next to the normal sports hour in school, there are after school sport activities, sports days and inter school sports – competitions against other schools.
In the almost two years that we lived here, Kai has qualified for some of the school teams, so we got to see what the competition is like. Here is our experience. Continue reading “Primary School Sport in Victoria” →
So why change schools? If you have to judge from our previous blog posts, it seems like we were quite happy with Essex Heights Primary School.
And we are! But sometimes there is an opportunity that changes your perspectives. And this one does. Continue reading “Changing schools?” →
Today was the last instruction day of 2015 for our Zumba instructor ‘Eduardo’ at our gym. His last lesson was a 1 1/2 hour Masterclass for which he invited several guest instructors. One of them being my very own husband Oliver! Continue reading “Zumba Masterclass” →
Today was school carneval athletics day for grades 3-6 of the Essex Heights Primary School, the last four classes of primary school. I volunteered, so a good chance for me to observe and experience everything from up close. And I made some discoveries. Continue reading “School Athletics” →
My introduction to the Australian culture progressed another step: last night I was invited to go and see a game of Footy: Continue reading “on footy” →