Friday, 11 December 2009

Hello! In this update we will be interviewing one of the members of the new DisTIL Team!

Simon Best

Where are you from?
Appleford, near Oxford

Any nicknames?
Besty, because of my surname Best

How did you hear about the DisTIL year?
Jon Cox (executive director of Adventure Plus) ran a trai
ning course at Riverside where I was working at the time, told me about the gap year and encouraged me to come along.

What made you decide to take part in it?

I wanted to learn more about God

What has been the best bit so far?
The "Out There in Him" trip, especially the bouldering

What are you planning to do after the DisTIL year?
I don't know yet, I might stay on for a bit with Adventure Plus

and now some quick fire questions...


What would you do if:

If it was a sunny day, your chosen activity would be:
1) go paddling on the river Dart
2) invite loads of people to your house and have a big BBQ
3) Have a chilled pint and watch the footie

A killer virus is threatening humanity do you:

1) run away and hide
2) try and rescue as many people as you can and find some shelter for them from the virus

3) spend night after night finding a cure for the virus

Which holiday would you prefer?
1) Climbing holiday in Africa
2)Kayaking trip in the Amazon
3)Chilled out trip to Iceland

Do you have anything else you would like to add?
Everyone is friendly, it's new, a different way of life. It makes living away from home fun!

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