Los Juegos Olímpicos


A show jumper with Canary Wharf in the distance.  Fencers in front of Warwick Castle.  Hockey in front of some other ancient pile.  A weighlifter eyeing up the top-stones at Stonehenge.  Beach volleyball in Horseguards Parade.  Discus throwing from the Giants Causeway.  An athlete hurdling antique chairs in a stately home.  Wheelchair basketballers on the Royal Mile at Windsor.  Kayaking down the water course at Chatsworth House. A single scull in front of the 02.

Of the many things we might have expected to see in Santo Domingo, an outdoor exhibition of posters promoting the imminent Olympic Games was not one of them. [Read more…]

Photo Gallery


I’ve spent some time this week setting up a photo gallery.  You can check it out here.  Lots of good bits (and not-so-good) from our adventure so far.

Hopefully (!) the galleries will update whenever I upload some more photos to Picasa – so do come back and check it out again.

Thanks – and as ever, comments very welcome.

Differences of the Dominican Republic


Hi, Matt and Ben here

This week we have been thinking  about some of the differences between the Dominican Republic and England.

We drew a poster about them.
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