Salisbury’s New Coding Club for Kids

This week saw the first code club for kids in Salisbury. It’s progressed from a school club to a village club and now the club is being trialled in Salisbury. I had ten great kids attend, all with different abilities and ideas. We made a Space Invaders game which was a lot of fun.
My interactive BB8 droid is making an appearance in the next lesson as I’ll be showing the kids how to a build chatbot.

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Château du Close Lucé

Today we visited Leonardo da Vinci’s last place of residence. I found the place to be really interesting, especially the gardens and basements that were displaying working models of his inventions. I especially liked standing in his workshop soaking in the inventiveness.

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18km in a Canoe

This is us canoeing down the Dordogne. Shortly afterwards I had rescued a small boy trapped by the strong current after his family’s canoe capsized. I really hope this hits home with my Charlie the next time he plays up about going to his swimming lessons. 

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Our place in the sun. It even comes with its own blind house to lock up naughty children. Perfect.

I am finding it hard to switch off and relax but these views are slowly having an affect on me.

Oh and it’s hot.

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