Wednesday, 14 January 2009

building a city...

"We all need empty hours in our lives or we will have no time to create or dream"
Robert Coles, Am. psychologist

This is why we love school holidays, lots of unscheduled time to do just that - create and dream.
Yesterday Turtle and Little Possum went to work building bridges out of mud. The mud was mixed in the wheelbarrow until the right texture was achieved (I'm glad we've hidden our bags of cement...).

Once the basic infrastructure like roads and bridges were in place, the rest of the city took shape:
At the back the Centrepoint Tower with a fountain in front. Various other building and factories, and last, but not least the War Memorial (see? it's not just an upturned bowl with a toy soldier on the top.......)


  1. That is so awesome. A few days ago I tried to make the kids go outside and play for a bit in the morning and told them to use their imagination - I found them unhappy and sitting down mopping. They told me that they didn't want to use their imagination --- WHAT?!!!

  2. What clever kids Mari! I love seeing kids absorbed in their imagination, its such a beautiful place to be.

  3. Hi Mari
    Thanks for visiting. The answers are posted for Wednesday's Word.
    Please pop over to visit again soon
    Have a lovely evening

  4. gorgoeus!
    and love the quilt progress
    love you too buddy

  5. Yeah, I remember how creative your kids can get playing with mud, Mari ;-) Naaah, it wasn't too bad. Just muddy kids and muddy little footprints on the floor, you seriously missed out on that night out you and Peter had :-)


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