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Last night I dreamed of chickens…

Chicken Week – begins 23rd March. Last night I dreamed of chickens, there were chickens everywhere, they were standing on my stomach, they were nesting in my hair, they were pecking at my pillow, they were hopping on my head, they were ruffling up their feathers as they raced about my bed. They were on […]

Thanks St Swithun’s for the lasagne!

Another successful gap fair last night, thanks to the staff and students of St Swithun’s Winchester for hosting the event, we hope you found it useful – and thank you for the tasty dinner! These events often serve as great opportunities for us to learn about what everyone else is getting up to in the […]

Surf’s Up

Check out these absolutely incredible photos taken of the inside of waves by photographer Clark Little. He has spent his life swimming in huge seas capturing views normally only seen by the most intrepid surfers…and the results are fantastic! Click here to see Clark Little’s gallery on the Guardian website. If surfing sounds like something […]

Save the Rhino with Benedict Allen

The 7th Douglas Adams Memorial Lecture Benedict AllenUNBREAKABLEWednesday 11th March 2009, 7.30pmThe Royal Geographical Society, London Following his recent popular TV series Unbreakable, in which eight athletes were pushed to their mental and physical limits, explorer Benedict Allen takes a look at what helps keep any of us going in the face of disaster. It […]

Gap Year Fair Dauntsey School

The Quest Overseas Team will be at Dauntsey School today from 12pm for advice on all our trips and gap years in general. We’re currently visiting lots of schools and colleges to take part in fairs and give talks. If you would like us to come to you then please get in touch! 01273 777206 […]

Got an old mobile phone that you don’t need?

Then why not send it in to Fauna and Flora International. For every phone they recieve £5 will go towards wildlife conservation. So dig out those bricks that are lying around unused. If they work they will be passed onto someone in a developing country thus helping to reduce the need for harmful mineral mining […]

Rare cheetah captured on camera

There are thought to be just 250 Saharan cheetah individuals left in the wild and very little is known about this elusive animal. Its current known range includes; Algeria, Togo, Niger, Mali, Benin, and Burkina Faso. The Zoological Society of London is currently carrying out work to identify individuals. Cameras are set to automatically take […]

Rio Carnival in Full Swing!

Across the pond in Rio de Janeiro one of the biggest and most spectacular parties on earth is in full swing. The Rio Carnival this year has attracted thousands of people and despite a lack of corporate funding the event has been no less spectacular.   Check out the BBC pictures here!   Quest Overseas’ […]

Congratulations Sarah

Sarah Brimble is now the proud God mother of a really unattractive spider monkey. Only joking Sarah he is adorable! The Inti Wara Yassi refuges in Bolivia have been striving to combine wild animal welfare and work with vulnerable children over the past 10 years. Animals confiscated and rescued from circuses and the pet trade […]