When we started out with our unschooling journey, we felt a little like knights in shining armor freeing ourselves from our own self-imposed shackles. Hence the name of the blog.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008










The middle flower is one of the lovely mountain wildies given by my friends Rohit and Pankaj... my co-creators of art these days. The other 2 are the flowers i saw, to my complete surprise, in our compost pile one morning. Guess what they are ;-)

Namana's (Z's cool new name for Nainamma, Ravi's mom) house has the anything-goes-balcony space for those free-ing moments of play. Today Namana gave Z an old tape cassette. She pulled long shiny magnetic tape out of it by the yards. Then Raghu decided to join in. Together they made a cats cradle like web structure, a trap, between 2 pillars. By then the tape was empty and not as much fun. Z got a pair of scissors and R proceeded to cut me loose (i was posing as the victim trapped in the magnetic tape web) Namana and I had fun watching them play like this. The balcony was littered with magnetic tape bits... and our morning started on a lovely note.

In the past this very balcony of Namana's has been used as brick pounding region, paper clip sculpture area and general water war zone area. Rock on Namana-Balcony and Namana's 'let them do it' attitude !!

This is a pic of our Balcony... with the water sheets and a part of the Pirate Ship Wagon. More on this in another post.

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