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Photos of the first house erected

Well done to the guys in Villa Maria for their sterling work on Salome’s new house. It may look basic, but it’s now watertight, windproof and will shortly have running water and electricity. More photos and videos to come.

Churchill the last white man to be called Winston?

A few things happened over the weekend that got the old cogs turning in my mind. The popularity of a name and the manner by which it evolves. According to a recent poll 1 in 4 children under the age of 11 are more likely to affiliate the name Winston with the nodding dog from […]

Churchill the last white man to be called Winston?

A few things happened over the weekend that got the old cogs turning in my mind. The popularity of a name and the manner by which it evolves. According to a recent poll 1 in 4 children under the age of 11 are more likely to affiliate the name Winston with the nodding dog from […]

Introducing Monifa: Baby Pygmy Hippo

Conservationists have been celebrating the birth of a rare pygmy hippopotamus at Australia’s Taronga Zoo in Sydney. There are less than 3,000 of the endangered animals left in the wild, and zoo keepers say every hippo born is “extremely important” for the species’ survival. Monifa, who weighs 13 pounds (six kilos) and is the size of […]

Introducing Monifa: Baby Pygmy Hippo

Conservationists have been celebrating the birth of a rare pygmy hippopotamus at Australia’s Taronga Zoo in Sydney. There are less than 3,000 of the endangered animals left in the wild, and zoo keepers say every hippo born is “extremely important” for the species’ survival. Monifa, who weighs 13 pounds (six kilos) and is the size of […]

“Lightning” Danny Vaz shines in Bristol

Well done to ex-South America leader Danny for your sterling effort at the Bristol Half Marathon – an extremely respectable 1hr 40mins. For the wellbeing of all spectators though, if you decide to run another race, Quest Overseas will be happy to sponsor you with some longer shorts – are those even legal?!!!