Blogs are a great way of communicating
informally. They are easy to use, and at the moment free! Almost everyone has a blog
nowadays. Pageant wasn't going to be left behind,
News Blog was launched in August
2006. For a while, the blog tended to echo news items on this
website, but in 2008 we greatly expanded the blog team to bring you
news directly from The Gambia.
February 2008, Frances Boswell and her friends Sarah, Rosie and Lauren
went to The Gambia, and spent most of their time teaching in two
nursery schools and visiting many other schools which Pageant is
associated with. Frances volunteered to keep us updated by making
regular postings on the Blog, and managed this every evening
whenever she could get Internet access. Chris Robertson joined them
for a week and added some posts. We have collected all these posts
Sarah, Rosie, Frances and
Lauren (above) and Chris (right)
Chris has subsequently written a
his trip. This is a large file in
We are very pleased to hear that many of our
friends in The Gambia are avid readers of both the website and the blog.
In a further expansion of the blog team, we have added five
contributors in The Gambia. We hope they will be making regular
posts of news relevant to Pageant and their local areas, so moving
the focus of the blog to The Gambia.
Meet the team here,
and also keep checking the
News Blog for their contributions.