In December, we had our first New Dances Performance at Juilliard in the Peter Jay Sharp Theatre. We’ve been working on this piece from the beginning of the school year so we were really excited to finally be able to perform it. Our piece was really well received and I’m so grateful to have been … Read more Kaine’s progress – December ’17 and January ’18
Here we go AGAIN. They woke me up at 6.30am. I mean 6.30am. What are they up to now? My birthday isn’t until tomorrow. Too early for me to eat breakfast. So, a packed take away it is! Nana opened the front door. Mom dragged out a suitcase and a couple of bags from the lounge. Nana received a … Read more A very happy birthday for our December adventurers!
November has certainly been a very busy month filled with rehearsals for ‘New Dances’, our first big show at Juilliard, and our first performance in the schools prestigious ‘Peter jay Sharp Theatre’. Having the opportunity to work with Bryan Arias on this piece has been such an amazing experience. His process has given me such … Read more Kaine – Exciting November
We are the Swensons and call ourselves “Let’s Adventure Some More” because we have continued to adventure even after starting a family. We have three hooligans that are 7, 6, and 4. This year we decided to ditch our suburban life in the San Francisco Bay Area for a trip around the world. … Read more Of Sky-Bound Lanterns and Magical Family Moments – November adventures
And it’s already the end of October… Time is FLYING by! It literally feels as if I’m watching the seasons change right in front of me from my dorm window. The fact that I live in New York city is slowly starting to sink in although I don’t think that it will ever be possible … Read more Dancing the dream: Kaine – October 2017
We love Harry Potter in this house, so the opportunity for us all to go together was so exciting for us. We decided we would keep it a secret for as long as possible! On Tuesday morning we got our bags packed all ready to go, the children were all very excited and wondering what … Read more Harry Potter Studios – October Adventures
Just over a month has passed since I arrived in New York City to begin my journey at the prestigious Juilliard School. I have already made lifelong friendships with the class of 2021 and I feel so honoured to be able to dance alongside them every day. In the past few weeks I have learnt … Read more Kaine – The first month in NYC.
Hi, my name is Maisie. I’m 12 years old and I come from New Zealand. My family and I are travelling around the world for a year. So far we have been to China, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Paris and London. We had to save very hard for our trip and we are good at … Read more London Eye to the Thames Barrier – September adventures!
So… our September Adventurers hit LEGOLAND! They got to take in all the rides… Meet the characters…. And got to check out the brand spanking new hotel! We were lucky to stay in the Castle Hotel, which is new attraction in LEGOLAND… The rooms were very well equipped with everything a … Read more LEGOLAND – September adventurers
It’s been a long old week at school, so today, we decided to have a little fun! We headed to London for the Art of the Brick exhibition. Unusually for us, we took the tube.. the exhibition we’re headed to is in Waterloo, which is a simple ride on the Northern Line from Euston… It’s … Read more Art of the Brick – Southbank