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the journal of a Swedish student (the end)

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Fri 29th August 2014

Part 3 – week 3, this is the last part of the journal, and also the last days of my trip. This week has been mainly office work and itís now I realise how much office work that goes down in a business like this and how hard it is to work at an office. These past few weeks have been a lot of fun and I have learnt a lot and to compare with other internships that are usual in Sweden where you j...

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The journal of a Swedish student part 2

Part 2 – week 2Monday 18th August, sixth day of my internship. Back at the office after a nice weekend. Today most of what I did was just repacking the mohair socks from big plastic bags to the packs that they hang in the store here. It was pretty slow b...

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The journal of a Swedish student

Hello, my name is Egon Stenholm. Iím a nineteen year old student from Sweden. I study nature and adventure tourism at a school called RyssbyGymnasiet. I got an internship here at Shepherds Walks and Iím here for three weeks to get work experience in the guidin...

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Coastal Challenge Walk 2014

Just less than 250 people took part in the annual Northumberland Coastal Challenge walk on the Bank Holiday Monday.People came from all over the country to take part in this 26.2 mile walk which has grown in size over the past four years. After checking in at ...

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Your diet leading up to, during and after a challenge walk

A number of people have got in touch regarding to their diet in both the build up and during the Challenge Walks. I am certainly not a dietary expert, but here are my Ďtop tipsí –Build up -1. Keep a balanced diet with at least 2 different types of food a...

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NEW Shepherds Walks app

The new Shepherds Walks app has been launched.It will hopefully enable those on the move to keep up to date with everything going on at Shepherds Walks.It is the first time we have ventured into the world of the mobile app so if you have any feedback please do...

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Best winter walks

The days are drawing are short it  is often cold but if the weather is good I think the winter months are one of the best times to get out and enjoy the stunning countryside.If there is snow lying on the ground or a hard frost you can not beat it, as long...

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How tough is your Garmin GPS?

After seeing this film on YouTube I just had to put it on the web site.I think the days of broken screens on any Garmin GPS are a thing of the past, with the latest models on offer. Just imagine doing a similar thing with your smartphone and I suspect you woul...

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Open all year round

For the first time during winter 2013-14, Northumberland National Parkís visitor information point in Rothbury is to open every day instead of only at weekends.  The new hours will help people staying out of season who need help with information, activiti...

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Berwick Walking Festival 2014

The building blocks are in place ready for an inspiring new Berwick Walking Festival in 2014.Earlier this year a group of interested parties got together and started to plan a brand new Berwick Walking Festival for 2014 after gaining the support of Berwick Tow...

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