Adventuring With Whales: Welcome To The Great Ocean Road

I’m not entirely sure what it is. Maybe it’s the gentle beauty that emanates from them. Maybe it’s their sheer size. Maybe it’s the unbelievable grace that they possess despite the fact that they weigh upwards of forty tons. Whatever it is, humans have been fascinated by whales for centuries. They play a massive part […]

Tuesday Morning Reflections, aka The Importance of Boredom

Free time is just as important for our schooling as scheduled activities and courses. It gives us the ability to exercise our imaginations, to explore things on our own, and to learn about the things we take interest in. I think boredom is something that ought to be embraced. When you’re “bored” your brain has the opportunity to discover a new interest, or to come up with a fantastic new idea. As a rule, I never say that I’m bored. I think it’s an excuse for not finding something interesting to do. Have you ever noticed that people who claim to be bored can’t seem to get out of it, no matter what activity they’re handed? Boredom is a state of mind, which would be better replaced with imagination, and will be if you give it enough time. So, if you can, get bored! You never know what you’ll learn!