Friday 12 December 2008

Royal Geographical Society

Geo-blogging for Gap Projects and Expeditions
Royal Geographical Society with IBG, London

Wednesday 28 January 2009 - morning Wednesday 28 January 2009 - afternoon
A practical half day workshop that will equip you with all the skills you need to create a multimedia blog about your project or expedition.

The course is ideal if you are looking to:
· Create a multimedia record of your Gap Year / expedition
· Involve family, friends and sponsors in your project or expedition
· Have an online project or expedition CV for future funders
· Use your Gap Year / expedition as an educational opportunity and share it with pupils and teachers at your present/former school
Cost: £55 for a half day course.Details: T 020 7591 3030 E W
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Thursday 11 December 2008

Kung Fu Squirrel?!

Yes a British photographer David Slator has the evidence.  The pictures are real life ground squirrels from Etosha National Park in Namibia.  They apparently found the camera very interesting and have been shot play fighting with each other.

What next I wonder, maybe capybara's performing Capoeira?

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Grim Challenge no trouble for Quest Boys

Well done guys, despite waiting for the course organisers to break the ice on the water with sledgehammers and Land Rovers (!), Simon, Jonjon and Andy weren't fased and stormed through the 8 mile circuit last Sunday morning, finishing in a respectable 1144th, 1145th and 1146th! More importantly though, two children in Peru and one in Malawi will now have their primary school fees covered thanks to the generous efforts of our friends and family - thank you all!
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