A Journey

First part of the JourneyWhen school doesn’t work, you need to find a way to keep on learning.

This blog covers the journey of my family, Ashleigh my son, Carmel, my wife and Alexander (me), across Eastern Australia in search of learning, family time and a better future.

JaycoExpandaOur choice of transport is a second hand Jayco Expanda Outback. It has a kitchen, fridge, shower, toilet, two double beds, two TVs, a dining table, an air conditioner and an awning. While are are not exactly roughing it, this will be a big shock for a family used to a big house, a city lifestyle, Netflix, fast internet and a good barista.

maths sums on blackboardAsh’s school will sending us work to do. I am also hoping to supplement that with observations of nature and of the different lives people can live. All lovely platitudes – let’s see if something can come of it.

Nissanpatrol2010As well as school, we want to fit is some sight seeing, some free camping (away from amenities), some 4WD fun and some work experience.

Wish us luck for the next thirteen weeks!