Today is a very busy day. 30 April is both International Jazz Day. Unfortunately, right now we are a little limited in our ability to celebrate, party, and all that jazz. In fact, right now we are spending a lot more time inside and playing tabletop games. So I thought it […]
Remember the last Lunar Eclipse visible in Australia? Last year, in 2017, just before the Solar Eclipse that sent everyone in the United States crazy (or at least a little crazier than usual)? Remember how it was at 3am? There was nothing partial about my dislike for waking up at […]
This Saturday, 1 Jul, is Sydney AstroFest. Fun, free, and family-friendly astronomy and astrophysics. And for the first time, with a forecast of clear skies!!
Last year, the Hour of Code Awakened with a Star Wars activity. The year before, kids were Frozen to their computers with coding and game development. In 2016, Disney has come to the party yet again; this time helping kids Wayfinding with code. Right now I should be typing up […]
We have had a few birthdays around the lair this week. Zaltu turned three, along with a few other mini-minions around the neighbourhood. And with birthdays come the parties, and with parties come balloons. At one party, Zaltu became enamoured with a big bright blue balloon. It had a shiny […]
It seems ‘world creating’ has become a thing in the EG Lair. It all started with Sinister building his own terrarium for a school project last term (which he scored 93%… Such a good little evil genius…) – 3 months later and it is still going strong, without any further […]
Sinister’s school class had an excursion yesterday. All the way over to the Sydney Writer’s Festival. His teacher was rather considerate and even gave us a list of writers appearing on the day, including Liz Pichon. For those minions who do not have pre-teen spawnlings reading and doodling all over […]
DEAR is sooooo Apr 12. Today we celebrated DEAD with a dead artist – birthday boy, Leonardo da Vinci!
Horrible Histories know how to make pirates grossly appealing to kids – even at the Museum! Make it honest; Make it gross; Make it fun. Maritime Museum (Sydney) has all of that but only until 27 Apr 2016.
This is EG Inc’s first time participating in the Hour of Code. So why are we doing it? Because I’m curious. And why not?