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Hannah Bick – Tanzania Team update from Tofo, Mozambique

Don’t touch! Pictured the camouflaged scorpian fish. After a cramped, hot and very long journey on Fatima’s bus we finally reached beautiful Tofo. Not wanting to waste time we raced straight for the sea, which was somewhat rougher than first thought and some bikinis were nearly lost! The next day everyone enthusiastically began their dive […]

Tsvangirai Sworn In

It has been a long time coming since Morgan Tsvangirai won the first round of the Presidential elections last year.  He has now been sworn in as Prime Minister in a unity government with Robert Mugabe. The new Prime Minister has a mountain to climb to get Zimbabwe back on track.  Hyper inflation and the […]

Tsvangirai Sworn In

It has been a long time coming since Morgan Tsvangirai won the first round of the Presidential elections last year.  He has now been sworn in as Prime Minister in a unity government with Robert Mugabe. The new Prime Minister has a mountain to climb to get Zimbabwe back on track.  Hyper inflation and the […]

Paris – Dakar Rally, in Argentina???

Have they just got really lost??? Not quite. After the disappointment of having to cancel the 2008 rally due to terrorism threats, the organisers did not want to be defeated by adversity again this year, and decided to move one of the most famous rallys in the world across the water to South America. Starting […]

Paris – Dakar Rally, in Argentina???

Have they just got really lost??? Not quite. After the disappointment of having to cancel the 2008 rally due to terrorism threats, the organisers did not want to be defeated by adversity again this year, and decided to move one of the most famous rallys in the world across the water to South America. Starting […]

Quest4Change Perfect Presents

As Christmas once again seems to have crept up on us all too quickly the dreaded Christmas shopping is lurking just round the corner. But what do you get somebody who has everything…? Well instead of the usual book or pair of socks why not take a look at Quest4Change’s Perfect Presents. Not only will […]

Tis the season – to get man flu?

There has been talk of all sorts of flu in the past few years. Epidemics of bird flu and swine flu are still fresh in our minds, and the potential threat they posed to the world. What some of us in the Quest office don’t understand though (the male members that is) is why there […]

Quest4Change Perfect Presents

As Christmas once again seems to have crept up on us all too quickly the dreaded Christmas shopping is lurking just round the corner. But what do you get somebody who has everything…? Well instead of the usual book or pair of socks why not take a look at Quest4Change’s Perfect Presents. Not only will […]

Richard Dimbleby Lecture by Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales issued a stark warning about impending environmental catastrophe, telling an audience: “If we fail the Earth, we fail humanity.” Giving the 33rd Richard Dimbleby lecture, The Prince set out his vision for tackling what he said were the pressing problems of the “environmental crisis”, and spoke of an economic system with […]

So Why Are Cheetahs So Speedy…?

Cheetah chasing chicken on a string…Scientists at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are attempting to find out exactly what makes the cheetah the fastest animal on the planet. Cheetahs can reach speeds of at least 104km/h (64mph) and they can achieve their top speed in just a few paces. This is 50% faster than any […]