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Anton Wright and Rebecca Willers

Helping hedgehogs

Most people profess a fondness for animals and I’m no exception. I regularly stop people on the street and ask to play with their dogs, or offer my services as a pet sitter. I’ve had my own furry companions, which have always been rescued animals and – whatever their troubles – are the best company…
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Raphael Meade

Why did you do it? (Guest post by Raphael Meade)

It’s July 2015 and I receive a call from a producer of Eden. Cut a long story short I hang up thinking it a prank call. ‘I ain’t got time for jokes.’ The following day, another call. This is serious! “You what? You want me to go away from my home and family for one…
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Greece

A new dawn

This is an updated version of a diary entry I wrote in Athens during September 2016, shortly after leaving Eden.  Greece is an amazing place! I felt comfortable and relaxed, but also inspired to think about which way to go next and what I might be able to do in future — looking back, I…
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The Parthenon

My Eden after Eden

This is an updated version of a diary entry I wrote in Athens during September 2016, shortly after leaving Eden.  I woke up in my new Eden, although this one had a comfortable bed and all the luxuries of modern living. After a delicious breakfast of cheese pie, I was whisked away to the barber…
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View from an aircraft window

The curious experience of being recognised in public

This is an updated version of a diary entry I wrote in September 2016, shortly after leaving Eden.  After leaving Eden, Raf and I were standing in the airport and utterly uncertain about how we had been received by viewers of the show. Then, someone walked over to Raf and said they thought he was amazing!…
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Anton in shallow water

After Eden

This is an updated version of a diary entry I wrote shortly after leaving Eden, on or around 3 September 2016.  In the aftermath of my departure from Eden, I think I was more in a state of bewilderment than shock. In terms of my state of mind, I went from being prepared and ready…
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