Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project


Today is the final day of the Sikkim 2013 expedition. It has been an wonderful trip and I would like to thank my team for making it such a success. Special thanks go to Ganden for the smooth management of a hectic schedule, the important new links made and for ensuring that we were so […]



One of the biggest worries as a trip leader is having students that don’t eat properly and so get ill, however, this trip is worry free with everyone eating really well. Breakfast is a six course gourmet delight and enjoyed and devoured by all! Especially Devin.


Working together

Using our knowledge gained from Fambong Lho forest yesterday we collaborated in our groups to create wall-sized ‘mash ups’ with photographs, free hand and printed orchid pictures and a whole lot of creativity! Taktse and Writhlington students worked amazingly well in teams and produced and presented inspirational final pieces. Well done everyone, staff from both […]