Frogblog: Frogs on the Move (2)

Darcy is in isolation at The Children’s Hospital. He has a blog (Frogblog) to pass his time there. Yesterday I posted my first frogblog post. This is the companion post to that post.

Some Background

From Darcy’s blog:

Why frogs? Well, why not. If you want to make a frog you can find instructions at: http://www.savethefrogs.com/teachers/images/Origami-Jumping-Frog.pdf. If frogs are beyond you, you can also give blood. Details of how available from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

What Can Origami Frogs Get Up To?

We have two origami frogs so this is our entry into Frogblogging.

Our frogs travelled from Mongarlowe to Melbourne on 24 January. Yesterday’s post ended with the frogs in their hotel room.

From there they went to a lavish dinner:

And then to their great surprise they went to the Australian Tennis Open where they had front row seats:

They saw two games. The first involved Rafael Nadal:

The second involved Kim Clijsters:

The frogs thought both games were great! They reflected on their remarkable day whilst waiting for their flight home:

Frogblog: Frogs on the Move (1)

Darcy is in isolation at The Children’s Hospital. He has a blog (Frogblog) to pass his time there.

Some Background

From Darcy’s blog:

Why frogs? Well, why not. If you want to make a frog you can find instructions at: http://www.savethefrogs.com/teachers/images/Origami-Jumping-Frog.pdf. If frogs are beyond you, you can also give blood. Details of how available from the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.

What Can Origami Frogs Get Up To?

We have two origami frogs so this is our entry into Frogblogging.

Our frogs travelled from Mongarlowe to Melbourne on 24 January. Here are some pictures from the journey:

Ready to go!

Ordering a drink at Canberra Airport

Waiting for in-flight service

Safely in the hotel room in Melbourne … and checking out the views.

 

SIRC launches Blog and Facebook Page

Via Greg Blood (NSIC, Canberra)

The Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) has announced the launch of a blog and Facebook page and group.

This is the link to the blog.

Background information from the press release on 18 November 2008:

Founded in 1973, SIRC is a private, not-for-profit corporation based in Ottawa, Canada with over 6.5 million pages of sport research in its collection. SIRC’s clients consist of international, national and provincial sporting organizations, sports medicine associations and educational institutions committed to the development of sport. … SIRC is known worldwide as the creator of the SPORTDiscus Database, SIRC Document Delivery and author of the SIRC Thesaurus. SIRC offers services in the areas of indexing, research, communication, education and knowledge management. In addition, SIRC manages several programs that inspire, acknowledge and celebrate academic and sport excellence.