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James Smith, Producer / Director

Name: James Smith

Job: Producer / Director

Luxury item: Ear plugs. And whisky. Not so much luxuries as essentials.

Phobia: Being eaten alive by piranhas - but then I know this is an Amazonian myth, so I'm not really that worried.

Will miss: My 5 month-old daughter, my wife, and spring in the Welsh hills.

Looking forward to: A hot bath.

Dreading: The bites - the mosquitoes, the sand flies, the bed bugs. And the itching and scratching that follows.

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Cowboy Bruce

Posted on: Mon 14 Apr 08

Posted from: Apui
We're on our way to a remote gold mine, so we stopped in a frontier town to stock up on supplies. Shopping in one-horse towns like this is always a lot of fun. The hardware stores have everything you'd ever need in a remote place, from machetes, rope and gas-stoves to essential foodstuffs like chili sauce and crackers.

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