Speaking this month:
- James Willcox — Impressions of Afghanistan
After a varied career including selling rugby programs at Twickenham, putting in the stoppers in a hot water bottle factory, being a postboy for Channel 4 and even a stint as aHealth and Safety Manager he set off from Istanbul a few years back heading for an Indian beach. He got delayed however in Pakistan and Afghanistan. After a chance meeting with Hussain and a mutual love of an area that they both want the rest of the world to come and see they set up Untamed Borders.When James is not guiding people around Central Asia he can be found either in Peshawar drinking tea, in Amsterdam with his girlfriend or in London where he is slowly coming to terms with owning a flat with negative equity
- Chris Weston — Animals on the edge
Wildlife Photographer Chris Weston will be giving a digital audio-visual presentation of images and background stories from the Animals on the Edge photo-documentary project. Animals on the Edge is the most up-to-date visual survey of our worlds rare and endangered mammals, combining spectacular imagery with a wealth of factual information,
For more information see http://www.chrisweston.uk.com
London branch meetings are held at The Church of Scotland, Crown Court, behind the Fortune Theatre in Covent Garden at 2.30pm the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a UK public holiday that weekend.
There is no London meeting in August, but we start afresh each September.