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Almudena

Almudena, Researcher

Name: Almudena Garcia-Parrado Gomez-Lobo

Job: Researcher

Age: 30 - but I look younger!

Luxury item: My three washbags (full of sun-cream)!

Phobia: Meetings with Amazonian organisations that last for upwards of five hours.

Will miss: My friends and the colours of the autumn

Looking forward to: Swimming in the Amazon at night, after a long day of work

Dreading: Packing - repacking - unpacking - packing again - repacking...

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Mission Accomplished

Posted on: Thu 7 Feb 08

Posted from: Cardiff
I was sitting in the office in Cardiff on a rainy day, trying to make sense of some expenses when Sam asked me: "Can you go to Brazil tonight?" English is not my first language and sometimes I don't understand people. As always when I don't understand I nodded and said: "Yes, yes," and before I could amend my mistake a flight had been booked by the super efficient Jo and I received a paper with instructions: a man was going to meet me in Heathrow at 4 am and give me an envelope, then I had to flight to Brazilia to deliver the envelope to another contact in a place that he would confirm at the last minute. The envelope contained a key piece for a shooting device. I mean, how cool is that? I had just turned into a Bond woman!!

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