Author Archives: Russ

About Russ

Hi I'm Russ Wordie, my blog site is mentorsmemoirs,this is about my time as and leading up to a weeks course as a Mentor on the outward bound project 2011, what made me do it and what I have done over the past year.

New Mentors

Hi If your thinking of applying now that the applications are open and still not sure give me a buzz you can get my mobile number in the DHL phone book or just post a comment with contact details, I’ll try … Continue reading

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The last Post

Well there you have it, my time as a Mentor, I really hope that you have enjoyed reading this as I have writing it. the blog was never going to be this long but you know once you start writing … Continue reading

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A week in Wales Part Three

Friday And so waking up after a few hours gonk, it was put the kettle on for the last time and head out to our balcony for a brew and chat, as Barry and I had done most mornings. Today was different, … Continue reading

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A Week In Wales Part Two

Wednesday 19th Trek day starts here……… Met the team and handed out the food rations for the next two days then headed to the stores to get the rest of the kit squared away, at 10:00 we got on the … Continue reading

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A week In Wales Part one

Sunday 16th October 2011 So the day is finally here, bags packed and ready to go, have I packed all what I need? Oh well if I haven’t got it its tough now. So I leave a sunny Kent on Sunday morning … Continue reading

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Quick post

Just a quick post to keep u all updated. Day two in aberdovey and all is well, great bunch of mentors on the course and the kids are real livewires as we found out today. A full week of adventure … Continue reading

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Doing the Three Peaks

Friday 9th September: Well the bags are packed and I set off to pick up Dave (The Mountain Goat) the drive to Yorkshire was pretty quite just idle chatter about how we’re going to attack the challenge and how we … Continue reading

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Meet the Mentors

Well the long-awaited day had arrived 6th September 2011, where we all meet each other for the first time and our training session in Daventry. I walked into the training room greeted By Nicky, funny I felt quite nervous, then … Continue reading

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School Information

Today we all received  background information on some of the schools that will be taking part in this years programme… School 1 – The school is in a deprived inner city area. This is a diverse group of students from mixed backgrounds. The … Continue reading

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Summer Stroll

Ok so what do you do to train to walk for 26 miles over three large hills? well I guess you had better make sure you can walk 26 miles, and that and you can climb big hills, sounds straight … Continue reading

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