Archive for March, 2009

The Beagle Campaign

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

A group of us have just launched the Beagle Campaign ( to try to encourage the Royal Geographical Society to put expeditions back in the field. Simply put, the planet needs you! And we need your support…. There’s a good feature in the FT this weekend about it (read here) – and full details on our [...]

Living with the Mek: Beliefs

Monday, March 16th, 2009

By popular demand, here is an extract from my journals whilst living with the Mek in West Papua. It refers to the events in episode 7: Beliefs, trade, past and future, change and choice… Sorry it’s quite long but love to hear anyone’s thoughts on it…