Photo of the Week – 7 August 2011

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NB: This edition of ‘Photo of the Week’ was posted after returning from the Jamboree.

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This Week’s Photo

I don’t know the name of this guy. I don’t know his age. I don’t know how many siblings he’s got, what his relationship status is, or which (if any) religion he practises. What I do know is that, obviously, he’s South African, he was an attendee at the World Scout Jamboree 2011, and that consequently, he’s a Scout.

Taken on the brilliantly organised Cultural Festival Day, he was one of the many South Africans who kicked off the afternoon’s proceedings. Around him, his fellow South Africans blew vuvuzelas marking the start of the afternoon’s browsing, while he shouted traditional African chants.

To read my full diary from my trip to Denmark, Sweden, and Finland (which was published in late August 2011) click here.


About ‘Photo of the Week’

Every Sunday, I post a photograph taken at some point during the previous seven days. I know that many of the photos featured will not be of enviable quality or stunningly artistic composition, but then the aim is mainly to give me something to nostalgically look back over at the end of the year.

Catch up with photos featured in previous weeks by clicking here.


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Andrew Burdett

Andrew Burdett is a 20-year-old from Maidenhead in Berkshire. A self-professed "lover of life", he enjoys a busy calendar of activities and engagements. With regular involvement in the Scout Association and his church, he was made Head Boy in his final year at school. After a gap-year spent as a Teaching Assistant at a local junior school, he is now half-way through his Journalism Studies degree at the University of Sheffield. In his spare time, he swims, reads, and enjoys writing about himself in the third-person.