Around the World in 80 Days: Week Four

This week we finished up Jules Verne’s Around the World in 80 Days.  I’d like to say we finished strong, but to be honest we

‘Around the World in 80 Days’ Birthday Party for A8

Today we celebrated A’s eighth birthday.  We had decided to throw an ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ birthday party (of course!).  The plan for

Around the World in 80 Days: Week Three – Typhoons, Japan and Acrobatics

The last thing we covered during week three was Passepartoute’s journey to Japan and his time spent there trying to earn food to feed himself.

Around the World in 80 Days: Week 3 – Victorian Drug Use

Fix attempts to waylay Fogg by getting Passepartoute not only drunk but drugged with Opium.  This was a good opportunity to do a bit of

Around the World in 80 Days: Week 3 – Calcutta to Singapore

We spent a day learning about the geography of the route between Calcutta and Singapore.  It was interesting to go on Google Earth and track

Victorian Steam Punk: Week Two

This week we got out all the clothes and started playing about with them, trying different combinations on until we had a vague idea of

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