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Christmas Gift Guide 2021

Sisco Designs and Paige Corke Photography  Location: Warwick, QLD Website: https://www.siscodesigns.shop Paige and I lived on the same road when we were both working as Governesses in 2019 (we lived about 150kms apart, but you know – it was on the same road, we were practically neighbours!). Through Sisco designs you can purchase some of her …

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Bridging the Rural-Urban Education Divide in Boarding Schools

There are numerous reasons why rural and remote families choose to send their children to boarding school. A better-quality education, greater social interaction, increased sporting opportunities, or simply – because of their geographic isolation, they have no other choice.   While rural education does not necessarily equate to a second-rate education in terms of quality; lack …

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3 Pieces of Advice when Parenting from a Distance

Pack extra undies, don’t give them too much pocket money, put parental locks on their phones… the advice for parents sending their children away to boarding school goes on and on. While some may be incredibly helpful, others (irrespective of how well intentioned) add to the lump at the pit of your stomach.  Each child’s …

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Sweet Potato Pizza Bases

Ingredients:  2 cups Sweet potato cubed. 1 Egg ½ cup almond meal ¼ cup flour 1 tbl olive oil1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1tsp Italian herbs Pinch of salt  Method:  Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius Boil sweet potato in a pot of water over medium heat until soft (about 15 minutes). Drain and allow to cool completely.Place all ingredients in a …

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A New Beginning (Or picking up where I left off?)

If you told me 3 years ago, that this is where I’d be standing today, I wouldn’t have believed you. If you’ve been around for a while, or have read any of my previous blog posts, you’d probably know that in 2018 I spent 12 months living in Brisbane, working in an all-girls Boarding School. …

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