Paul Fleischack
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Caffeine and Cajones

Caffeine and CajonesPaul FleischackSouth Africa The dawn breaks and the first pale light dulls a million stars.  The Fiery-Cheeked Nightjar's  "Good Lord deliver us" call fades to give way to the melodious song of a Cape Robin-Chat. These opening bars cue-in the avian orchestral fanfare, heralding the first tentative appearance of the sun from stage left.  Sitting in my bedroll on the banks of the uThukela River I watch a Giant Kingfisher make its way downstream.   Rhythmical wing-flaps between…See More
Nov 13, 2013
Paul Fleischack posted a blog post

A Journey in the Wilderness

A Journey in the wilderness: Essential milestone in a 21st Century Education? "And so from the hills we return refreshed in body, mind and spirit, to grapple anew with life's problems. For a while we have lived simply, wisely and happily; we have made good friends; we have adventured well. The hills have taught us to be content in our faith and in the love of God who created them." (Frank Smythe 1) The next generations of school leavers will have to overcome greater and more complex challenges…See More
Oct 24, 2013
Paul Fleischack left a comment for Suz Lipman
"Hi Suz Thank-you for the warm welcome. I have done some research on the percieved benefits of an extended journey for adolescents.  The results will be published in the Independent Education magazine here in South Africa. Do you think it…"
May 17, 2012

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Deputy Rector
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Michaelhouse
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Paul has been a teacher of biology at Michaelhouse since 1986. He is passionate about the wilderness, being environmentally sensitive and indigenous Nguni cattle. He hopes that his students develop an appreciation and passion for the outdoors. A keen hiker and mountain biker, Paul uses every opportunity to get out there. He runs the Outdoor Education and Environmental programmes at Michealhouse where he is currently Deputy Rector - Academic.
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Caffeine and Cajones

Caffeine and Cajones

Paul Fleischack

South Africa

 

The dawn breaks and the first pale light dulls a million stars.  The Fiery-Cheeked Nightjar's  "Good Lord deliver us" call fades to give way to the melodious song of a Cape Robin-Chat. These opening bars cue-in the avian orchestral fanfare, heralding the first tentative appearance of the sun from stage left.  Sitting in my bedroll on the banks of the uThukela River I watch a…

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Posted on November 12, 2013 at 6:24am

A Journey in the Wilderness

A Journey in the wilderness: Essential milestone in a 21st Century Education?

 

"And so from the hills we return refreshed in body, mind and spirit, to grapple anew with life's problems. For a while we have lived simply, wisely and happily; we have made good friends; we have adventured well. The hills have taught us to be content in our faith and in the love of God who created them." (Frank Smythe…

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Posted on October 24, 2013 at 1:21am

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At 4:44pm on May 17, 2012, Suz Lipman said…

Hi Paul, Warm welcome to C&NN Connect. I'm the forum host. I'm glad you found us and hope you make yourself at home in discussions and groups. Our Natural Teachers Network and our International C&NN Connect group will probably interest you, among others. I hope you'll share your activities, ideas and photos with us and find this a rich source of resources. For any questions about the network, see our FAQ page. Hope to see you here again soon.

 
 
 

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