Tag Archives: Thursday’s Special

Australian Tradition: Thursdays Special

Australia is  a multicultural country and our traditions have in the past tended to come from the country of our origin. We used to celebrate with our Swedish friends on Christmas Eve feasting on gravlax and Swedish meatballs. We drank … Continue reading

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Pick a word: December Yr 2: Thursday’s Special

In response to Paula’s prompt where one word or all; one photo or many can depict the five words chosen for the month. The words are:     sagacious        non-human        portrayal       … Continue reading

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Gripsholm Castle: Traces of the past Yr 3 – 10: Thursday’s Special

The fairytale like castle of Gripsholm was built in 1537 by Gustav Vasa. Rooms have been preserved from this period. In the 17th century Hedvig Eleonora made significant additions to the castle and in the 18th century in one of … Continue reading

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Pick a word in November 2017 yr 2: Thursday’s Special

Once  a month Paula chooses for Thursday’s Special  5 words which we can demonstrate one or all, in one photo or many. This month the words are:  dormant, salubrious, earmarked, influential, and fun-loving. Travelling can be so tiring and when lucky enough to come … Continue reading

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Fall: Thursday’s Special

The storybook garden at Hunter Valley Gardens had Jack ann Jill falling down the hill whilst scattered throughout the rest of the gardens babbling brooks and waterfalls delighted. For Fall (autumn) colour I had to visit Europe Missing most of … Continue reading

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Dunedin Taieri Gorge: Five Words October 2017: Thursday’s Special

Once a month Paula invites us in Thursday’s Special where you can pick one word or all and post one photo or many. The five words this month are : mountainous, whiskers, crumbling, spanning, immaculate. The grounds outside Dunedin Railway station were … Continue reading

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HM Bark Endeavour: Traces of the Past Yr 3 09: Thursday’s Special

This is a style of sailing vessel that was mentioned by Francis Bacon in 1592. The word bark (barque or barc) usually refers to a three masted ship with a distinctive rigging. In the 18th century in England the Royal … Continue reading

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