Guest Blogs

Occasional blogs from invited guests to talk about their involvement with the Foundation.

Elspeth Logan

Triathlon training – more than just swimming, cycling and running

By Elspeth Logan

25 July 2016

Elspeth Logan likes swimming in a nice warm pool, hasn’t been on a bike for 20 years, and occasionally jogs slowly along the flat. So she couldn’t be better prepared to do a triathlon in aid of the Foundation. She tells us how her training is going.

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Zulfia Abawe

Travelling miles to help people - taking Linda Norgrove’s journey full circle

By Zulfia Abawe

4 April 2012

Zulfia Abawe is from Kabul and now studying for her Masters at the Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt, Germany.  Her interest is in human rights and gender issues, especially issues relating to women and children affected by the war in her homeland. As part of her degree she recently did an internship with the Foundation – here she writes about her time with us

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Eoin MacDonald-Nethercott

Running ‘10k’ at minus 55 degrees

By Eoin MacDonald-Nethercott

10 October 2011

As part of the Foundation’s 10k event, Eoin MacDonald-Nethercott organised a race on Antarctica – where he is based at the Concordia Research Station – but at minus 55 degrees centigrade, running just 500 metres was an achievement. Here are some extracts from Eoin’s personal blog.

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Linda Thomson

Walking the Great Glen Way for the Foundation

By Linda Thomson

30 June 2011

In choosing May to do my charity walk I had expected fine, dry and warmish weather Instead,  I walked in sleet, rain and gale force winds with just a few blinks of sunshine -  this was more physically challenging than I had ever anticipated.

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