Tag Archives: Camping

7 June 1982

Mon Jun VII Morning spent packing up ready to go. Lay around listening to Hauraki on Steve’s radio After the mammoth entry of yesterday (at least by comparison) a short sharp one. I was clearly back to my normal form. … Continue reading

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4 March 1982

Thur Mar IV Orienteering a.m. Still windy. Left camp at 3.14. Arrived MAGS at 4.30. Went to the library in the evening. And so the camp ended, with no mention whatsoever of how we filled most of the time. I … Continue reading

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3 March 1982

Wed Mar III Very windy. Went Orienteering am. Tried to canoe pm but the waves were much too high because of the wind – so much for Dl’s ‘hardly a ripple’! Mr D’Almeida was rather disparaging about our efforts to … Continue reading

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2 March 1982

Tue Mar II Dl took us for a long hike. Went canoeing pm and didn’t capsize! I remember the hike well. We were camped in fields next to a beach and the walk was around the surrounding cliff tops. There … Continue reading

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1 March 1982

Mon Mar I Camp! Dl sent us to the wrong place to start with + we spend 2 1/2 hours standing about in the rain. Put up the tents – 12 of us in 1 10 man tent. Tea took … Continue reading

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Camping

I’ve always had an antipathy towards camping. Sleeping beneath the stars has never really appealed to me. In my head it always translates as ‘leave your warm comfy bed and go and sleep on a hard uneven surface with an … Continue reading

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