Category Archives: Fieldwork

Back To Iceland Again

For many people, October is a month of falling leaves and Halloween- but for me it also marks the start of a new season of visits to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor on behalf of Rayburn Tours. This year, … Continue reading

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Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

We are getting close now to this year’s Dark Skies Festival on Exmoor, which runs from Saturday 20th October to Sunday 4th November. There are 40 events taking place at different venues across Exmoor, ranging from stargazing talks to night … Continue reading

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A Peoples Manifesto For Wildlife

As I continue to gather the years in my retirement, it is sad to reflect upon the many changes that have taken place in my lifetime regarding native wildlife of Britain. Between 1970 and 2013, 56% of UK species have … Continue reading

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GeoText Expedition 6 – Chasing Geography Textbooks In A Camper Van: Lyme Regis, Dorset

  While travelling through Dorset, I always find time to visit Lyme Regis – one of my favourite coastal towns. I used to use Lyme for a GCSE fieldwork on a regular basis, it being an excellent location to study … Continue reading

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GeoText Expedition 5 – Chasing Geography Textbooks In A Camper Van: Charmouth, Dorset.

At the beginning of July, we took the camper van to spend some time on the Dorset Coast. I wanted to include a visit to Charmouth, as I recall using an image in my lessons from an ‘old favourite’ textbook … Continue reading

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Google Expeditions VR Resources

Those of you that have engaged with Google’s VR Expeditions may be interested in this Google Doc that summarises all of the locations that are now covered by this service. More are being added all the time, and the list … Continue reading

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OS Maps 3D Fly-Through Tool

  The OS Maps app now contains a new feature for Premium customers – a 3D fly-through tool. This is a wonderful addition, and really helpful in visualising a chosen walking route before you actually step outside. It produces an … Continue reading

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