Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Eden project initiatives

This week Dina and Hettie from the Eden project visited us to collect their order for orchids for the new display in the Rainforest Biome. We are really excited to be working together to design Eden’s first major orchid feature to take the prime spot just inside the Rainforest Biome. The exhibit will feature more […]


Working with schools in Singapore

We have an exciting new project linked working with one of our industry partners ScienceScope and schools in Singapore. ScienceScope are developers of educational electronics and are providing data loggers to Singapore schools that upload data to the internet by SMS.¬†Orchid project is working alongside the schools so that students in Singapore and the UK […]


Arrived at airport Kigali

We have checked in our baggage and have settled into the departures lounge. Today we have been enjoying Kigali’s markets especially Kimirango where nearly all of us had clothes made by the onsite tailors using amazing African fabrics. We also found a wide range of wonderful local crafts. The photo shows one of our shirts […]


Good bye Rwanda

Here is a last group photo from yesterday . Today we will visit markets in Kigali, say our last farewells and head for the airport. On line check in is complete and we will soon be leaving the tropical sun and returning to a temperate UK.