Full day of nothingness. Homesick. No swimming. Had enough sunshine and saltwater. Can’t face the pool. Fed up of aircon. Hid from the sun training patterns. Nearly time to go home. Looking forward to some real greenery and maybe even a spot of rain. Only been away two weeks but that’s about my limit.

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You can do a day trip to Luxor from here – requires a 5am start with return in time for dinner. A couple decided to try it though there were no takers from the rest of the group. Saw them later on that morning – what happened?

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The heat is challenging but the constant sunshine and sea air are invigorating. There is an almost continuous breeze which keeps us going but when it drops the heat comes down like a hammer.

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I got out of doing a Day Zero by virtue of already being here for a week’s holiday – but perhaps travelling would have been preferable. The day before training starts (what should have been Day Zero), we head for the coral reef to do some snorkelling.

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series FWC Soma Bay Camp 2012

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You know when they say “today is the first day of the rest of your life”. Well, they obviously haven’t spent enough early mornings in airports waiting for a group of people in the same track suit to turn up. And so Day Zero came about, the day before the first day of the rest of your life.
Dinner Time

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FWC, The Claremont Project and the Choir With No Name take part in flash mob event

On the 7th of June 2012, a group of volunteers from FWC in collaboration with dancers from Claremont Project and the Choir With No Name, took part in a flash mob event called “Let’s Dance” at the N1 Centre in Islington which was part of the Big Dance 2012.

Photo by Alya Kharchenko

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