Monthly Archives: August 2011

Skiing in Slovenia

As a newbie skier ignorant about top ski destinations and only knowing the one resort in France where I have skied for the past 2 years I decided it would be great to go somewhere completely different. After scouring the … Continue reading

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One Night in Paris

I decided quite suddenly after Christmas that I would go to Paris at the start of January for just one night, to see two sisters from Australia that I had met on my travels in Thailand.  I had stayed in … Continue reading

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Environmental Education in Greater London

Working at the Essex Wildlife Trust has been a rewarding and enjoyable experience.  My role of educating the younger generation in wildlife conservation involves many activities, ranging from guided walks, pond dipping, mini beast hunting and den building to craft … Continue reading

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Dormice Databases

Working at the People’s Trust for Endangered Species is not only inspiring but fun too!  With a small bunch of devoted conservationists working on a multitude of different species, from hazel dormice and hedgehogs, to water voles and stag beetles, … Continue reading

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Camping in Weymouth

In the Summer of 2010 I went camping for the first time to Weymouth, staying at a small campsite in the town of Osmington.  We could not have been luckier with the weather during our week long adventure and although … Continue reading

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Creatures in your Garden

During my undergraduate degree, I did my final year project on garden wildlife and the factors that influence diversity.  With aims to promoting the work of the RSPB in my local area of Reading, I essentially wanted to encourage bird … Continue reading

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To the Other Side of the World

During my gap year after graduating, I decided to embark on my life long dream of travelling the Oceanic Islands of Australia and New Zealand, as well as visiting Thailand in Asia, for around 4 months, to experience the culture … Continue reading

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Life after Graduation Day

Nowadays graduating with a 1st class degree in science is just not good enough.  You would think this addition to your CV would guarantee you interviews and even a dream job, but unfortunately this is not the case, in fact … Continue reading

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