Word of the Week: Crestfallen

Crestfallen basically means sad/disappointed; pretty much an exact synonym for those two words. Crestfallen is what you feel when I forget to post my Word of the Week posts. You have been feeling crestfallen a lot recently.

My Sister is like an Elephant

My sister is like an elephant because she has a big nose which she uses to stick in other people’s business. My sister is like an elephant because she often thinks she is smaller than she actually is. My sister is like an elephant because she can be surprisingly loud at times. My sister is…

Fight Night: PARENTS VS. SCHOOLS

If you have been keeping up with the news lately, then you will know about the latest student ‘crime’ that has been committed: Teenagers from St Bede’s School have taken a joyride on an airport luggage carousel. This action is horrific (as I’m sure you will agree), and disrespectful towards the aeroplane staff and equipment.…

Camp Reflection

What did I learn? Well, to start with, I learnt that a certain Maori tribe used a ‘fair maiden’ to lure other tribes into a small creek so they could dominate the battle from above. I also learnt that the Whanganui river floods could go up to 4/5ths of the cliffs in places. When we…

Pantoum (Draftilicious)

My Room: My room is a glorious, wonderful sight, With curtains to dim the harsh summer light, Useless junk prized only by me, Quotes on the wall that make me smile with glee. With curtains to dim the harsh summer light, It stabs at my eyes, it being so bright, Quotes on the wall that make me smile…

https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=cool+lynx&espv=2&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=wooEVbPUBJTd8AWQiIGAAg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=667

Something to make you laugh: https://www.google.co.nz/search?q=funny+quotations&espv=2&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=z4YEVa-RJ4Xl8AWpmYDADw&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=667 Old-school parody: A Cute Overload: http://cuteoverload.com/ Cartoon Character Creator (could everybody try this and post their character please!?!): http://www.heromachine.com/heromachine-3-lab/ A great Logo Site: http://cooltext.com/ Some YouTube channels worth subscribing to: https://www.youtube.com/user/man88319/videos https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiRKottKHpB7kqh4XIONjvw https://www.youtube.com/user/alyankovicVEVO/featured https://www.youtube.com/user/HaywyreMusicTV/videos If you checked out some/all of these links, please tell me what you thought of…

Thinking Hat Reflection – Week 6

White Hat – Learnings This week I learnt that the part of the Whanganui River we are canoeing has approximately 120 RAPIDS! Just to be clear, I am terrified of rapids and fast-flowing water in general, but I guess this was something I needed to know. Red Hat – Feelings I feel… scared about the trip next…