Saturday, December 23, 2006

A Kiwi Jingle Bells

A good friend, Ali in New Zealand sent this book and CD to the pupils at Stepping Stones. Thank you Ali.

Friday, November 24, 2006

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Hiking along Shoeburyness coastline

Scouts from 3rd Billericay, Orion Troop, took part in a hiking challenge today, walking 12 miles from Shoeburyness to Benfleet.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Art at Stepping Stones School

Clockwise: Michael, Jo, Amy and Jessica

Friday, November 03, 2006

Science at Bohunt school

Pupils carried out scientific enquiry into the reaction between metals and an acid.

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

TTA conference on video conferencing

Learning platforms, Rock Idol, classroom uses etc

Sunday, October 29, 2006


Must be that time of year again. This is very much on a par with animal shapes made from skillfully cut hedges.

Saturday, October 28, 2006


Work on the A3 tunnel through the Devil's Punchbowl starts soon. Hurrah

Monday, October 23, 2006

Sunday, October 15, 2006

Tree surgery

Once up, I struggled to get down again after cutting off a branch below me.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Bill Redpath from Australia runs a music workshop at Stepping Stones

Pupils had a fantastic time listening to Bill's background and music career. They sang together and enjoyed sharing a passion in music.

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

London again

Heading to Victoria station.

Monday, October 02, 2006

Maria talks to Dan about his creative work

Maria has studied computer animation at degree level and shows her portfolio of work to Dan.

Sunday, October 01, 2006

Saturday, September 23, 2006

Beautiful day for sailing

... Lots of wind and sunshine.

Cracker sailing today

Came second in the first race, haven't got result for last race yet.

Saturday, September 16, 2006

Video conferencing using iChat

Stephen Heppell shares his wisdom on distributed models of schooling

Uh oh

Some of the climbs were tricky

Mountain biking in Keswick last weekend

The Total Objects Adventure challenge took place last weekend. This is the view half way along the course.

Saturday, September 02, 2006

The star of the evening... Lucy loves it.

Research conclusion: squirting this straight into the mouth saves on the washing up.

Lucy thought she escaped. She didn't.

... poor Lucy. We downloaded videos from iTunes music store and played Twister

Sandy, Amy and Jack

This from a lovely evening in my pad tonight. Pizza and nibbles with chocolate squirty cream and ice cream.

At my pad

Larry sings karaoke style, Amy enjoys the music - not.

Drinks and nibbles at Jonathan's apartment

I invited fellow apartment residents to my pad for wine and food. Here's what's left after a fun packed evening

Monday, August 28, 2006

Cycling: in training for Total Objects Adventure Challenge

Our cycle ride took us to Frensham Little Pond and Frensham Ponds. Probably no more than 6 miles unlike the 15 or so that we need to do on this challenge.

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Lucy and Amy riding Beaver and Chesey

Riding around the grounds before giving the horses a bit of a scrub and clean before supper and bedtime.

My first blog post sent from my K610i mobile phone

Ok, so it's a tiny bit sad posting my first mobile blog article with a photograph of me, but hey, it works.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

How many giraffe posts does it take to identify the really great software from the ok ish ones

This is my quest to find out what software is available for children to build websites, using simple user interfaces, yet offering feature rich environments to meet their best ambitions for what they want to achieve.

This site is really to find out how feature rich is these days

Find out more, Jonathan's Blog