The Paynes Blog

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Felix leaves for his Ecoventure trip

Here’s Felix leaving for his Ecoventure trip in November 2012. Cieran is on the left of the photo, and John is on the right…

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There’s a second photo after the ‘break’…

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Toby’s Eco Ventures trip

In October 2011, Toby and nearly 50 others from his school went on a 3-day Eco Ventures trip: white water rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, archery – while sleeping in tents.

One of Toby’s teachers passed me some photos, and Reyno, a South African boy in Toby’s year who lives next door to us, passed us a few more he’d taken with a disposable camera.

Here’s a shot from Wadi Adventures, a new white water rafting venue, which has just opened about 15 minutes from where we live…



Toby’s third from the left…

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Mates together: From left to right: Reyno, err, Lee, a girl called ___, and Toby, very sweaty…



Here’s the photo blown up so you can see which is Toby: the boy in blue…

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