Category Archives: September 2016

Day 130 – Friday 30th September 2016

Straight back to it… Instead of one big event we had two smaller events today, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Although each event only required two staff they overlapped by an hour or so, so we … Continue reading

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Day 129 – Thursday 29th September 2016

The big one… Today we had one of our biggest tasks to date – five members of staff, four adventure activity stations and about a hundred children.  The venue, a public park in the town of Peaora, took a couple … Continue reading

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Day 128 – Wednesday 28th September 2016

Bloody blackberries… This morning we needed to fix a fence, but had to get through an absolute ton of brambles before we could do so. We started optimistically, but it didn’t take long for us to realise that we had … Continue reading

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Day 127 – Tuesday 27th September 2016

A slow day of work for once… This morning we spent about three hours clearing the yard and cleaning some of the adventure activity units ahead of an inspection which was scheduled for the afternoon, only for it to start … Continue reading

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Days 125 & 126 – Sunday 25th & Monday 26th September 2016

Two days off, consecutively… We knew that we’d have at least one day off, but neither of us expected two in a row. Our hosts must have been feeling real generous though, because that’s what they suggested!  Day 125 – … Continue reading

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Days 123 & 124 – Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th September 2016

Time for some adventure… I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this before but the family we’re volunteering with not only live on a farm but also have their own adventure activity company. We’re mainly here to help on the farm, … Continue reading

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Day 122 – Thursday 22nd September 2016

We’re getting the hang of this… Today we got straight back to work, but this time with a little experience under our belts. First we had to tidy up and rake loads of wood chips, which was an absolute breeze … Continue reading

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