Category Archives: 2012

One week in……

I need to pinch myself to believe I am sat here tapping on my keyboard positioned in front of a fan in the cool morning heat. My laptop is still on UK time & I would have been sound asleep … Continue reading

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Not a moment to soon…:-) Chapter #1: Manila+PG+Aninuan

First thing first, I must say I had to write this Blog ages ago, I know, but all the time we had more important things to do and as a non-English speaker I had enough from English late at night … Continue reading

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Worth it?

Having been back in the UK for a month or so and having time to reflect on my experiences over the 2 months on the Zoox Experience Program (ZEP), the overarching question to consider is, was the time and money … Continue reading

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The retrospective review/Missing Moalboal/Back in chilly England/Reality!

Our last week in Moalboal was a flurry of activity; completing assessments, training, handing out certificates, Ambassador Day and of course Report writing! I’m quite glad we were kept this busy as it meant I didn’t have time to think … Continue reading

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The end of The Magnificent Seven and adjusting to life as The Awesome Foursome…

  It is hard to believe it was two weeks ago that we were all still in the Big Zoox house with the whole Zoox family and Analyn in Aninuan, trying to get our heads around what it will be … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Malapascua!

After two weeks of training, our multi-national team has left the nest and become full-fledged Green Fins Assessors! Upon leaving Aninuan, we had to split up and head to our respective placement sites – Moalboal, a second year Green Fins … Continue reading

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Adventure of Team MB…take 2….

So it’s the beginning of week 4, where has the time gone?! Already we’ve done and learnt so much it’s hard to know where to start when writing about it… So our journey to Moalboal began 10 days ago, leaving … Continue reading

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Team Moalboal

It has been 25 days, 15 hours and approximately 5 minutes since I first set foot on Filipino soil and what a whirlwind of an experience it has been so far! The thought of getting stuck into a grass roots … Continue reading

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A Very Comprehensive and Totally Objective Guide to the Philippines

For a long time I’ve thought that 95% of bloggers simply aren’t interesting enough to maintain a blog. People’s day-to-day lives are dull (mine too!), and that’s okay, but maybe you don’t need to tell the world, huh? When I … Continue reading

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New arrivals….

48 hours in and Zoox HQ is home to a new happy family! Even jet lag and unbelievably EPIC travel blunders cannot thwart the beaming smiles and jovial laughter all round! My gut tells me this is going to be … Continue reading

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