Expanding our Training (Martial Arts)

Connor has been studying Tae Kwon Do (TKD) for about five years now and we have also supplemented this with bits from other arts such as Krav Maga and Thai Kickboxing. I have studied a large variety of styles, on and off, and often very intensively, over the last thirty plus years. As pretty much anyone,…

The Pacific American School, Hsinchu Taiwan – Inspiring!

Last week I and my business partner from one of our companies had the absolute pleasure of presenting to students at the Pacific American School in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Their Director and founder, Pam Chu, had asked us to present to students and parents on an elective ‘Foundations of Entrepreneurship’ course that will be a first-of-its-kind course for high school…

Interview with Dave from Blokeschool

I must admit that when I first discovered Dave’s blog, the first week that he started writing, my first thoughts were jealous ones. BlokeSchool – such a cool name, that for any Australian, is instantly recognizable. Then, I got excited – there was actually another father out there taking the lead on their children’s education.…

Interview with Deidre from Anam Baile

Anam Baile was one of the first homeschooling blogs that I started reading.  We both started homeschooling pretty much the same week and I enjoyed reading about the experiences and thoughts of someone else just starting out.   I was immediately impressed by Deidre’s mix of common sense, compassion and obvious intelligence.  Reading her posts…

Homeschooling in China

This morning in my news-feed, this article popped up: ‘Experts Caution Parents as Home Schooling Rises‘.  It is an article about the rise of home schooling in China and official comments talking about how bad that is. I should note here that home schooling in China is currently illegal and people who are doing so…