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The Belt

(THIS IS NOT A CHAPTER IN MY STORY) Hello! So, as you all may or may not know, I do Jiu-Jitsu, a martial art based on self-defence. In Jiu-Jitsu, you have a gi (your uniform), gi pants ((your uniform pants and a belt. The most important is the belt. Andddd, I left my belt there […]

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A new hobby…

Recently, I started playing table tennis…without a table. You may be wondering “how is this possible?” Well, I improvised. I started playing with a wall, and letting the ball bounce off the floor. Another bit of table tennis I started doing and enjoying is bouncing the ball up using the bat. It’s pretty fun and […]

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Biking and more activities like that

Biking is one of my favourite outdoor activities. I like other stuff as well, such as the examples I am putting down here! Tennis I like playing tennis with my dad. We even have a video on our YouTube channel where we are playing tennis! Games… I like numerous outdoor games, my favourites being Cheat […]

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Take a Chhalaang!

[P.C. Amazon Prime Video] Yesterday we watched the Hindi movie Chhalaang on Amazon Prime Video. It’s a really good movie about friendship, sportmanship and persistance. It is about two teachers taking part in a sports competition for the job as P.T. teacher at a school. One chooses a team with the most sporty kids in […]

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A Barrel Racer’s Dream | Book Review

Buy “A Barrel Racer’s Dream” by clicking on this link “A Barrel Racer’s Dream” by M.D. Ford and illustrated by Harry Aveira is a great book about fulfilling your dreams. It is on Amazon and I will be reviewing it here: Why did I like the book? I liked it because it was a good […]

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Kobe Bryant – a tribute

[Information source: Wikipedia] Basketball star Kobe Bryant died along with his 13-year old daughter, Gigi, in a helicopter crash Kobe was only 41 years old when he tragically died. He was born in Philadelphia, USA, but soon, when Kobe was 6, his family moved to Italy. Kobe started learning to play basketball at the age […]

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Santa parade

People in New Zealand prepare for Christmas quite early, as I have noticed for the last 3-4 years. One thing that has been going on to celebrate this fact for six decades is the “Farmers Santa Parade” The parade is a celebration for Christmas when people gather all around Queen St, and Britomart. For a […]

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Later we return

Tomorrow we set off for our trip back to New Zealand. Our travels have been fun. I met new people, and saw family after two years. Every two years, one couple from our family come to Auckland, or we go to India. In Ranchi, I found it funny seeing almost everyone know each other. Teghoria, […]

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Nights in Auckland, usually on our apartment and the K Road Haka Hotel (haka is a ceremonial dance in NZ), are lit up by what locals call the Lightpath. The Lightpath is a pink bike track, but it has short poled lights that fully light up at nighttime. Bikers are not aware that that place […]

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Last year, at the big wrap up, end of the year assembly, the 5th graders performed a song called “Unstoppable”. The song was much better than the 3-4th graders’ one, which I cannot remember the title of. The older kids have it made. I wouldn’t say that we aren’t lucky, though. The occasional video games […]