Saturday, March 15, 2014


Visiting a friend who moved to Australia led to a trip with new friends to Kuranda. Others showed me a local bird, and I showed someone the photo, and she identified the crank. Three days later, I saw a real one, and then looked it up, and it led to the Olympics, and the history of Australia, and post-WWII housing booms, and… those all connected to other things I knew.

You can do this, too. You might start with a bird and a clothesline, or it might be any other two things on this planet, or off.
Bush Stone-Curlew
photo by Sandra Dodd

1 comment:

  1. Connections is one of my best bits of unschooling. This week we had James Bond leading us in many directions and back again!


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