I’m used to the ladies amongst our volunteers and biology TAs being tough cookies (even to bail me out on occasion), but how would the the Miss Earth Singapore contestants hold out when they joined us at the Lim Chu Kang cleanup?
Well, the mild perfume, panted nails, makeup and sashes were definitely a first at a mangrove cleanup, but they did fine and easily fell into the groove with us.
Late into the session, I pulled Airani away from wrestling some half-buried plastic out of the ground to take photos. She fired off more than 100 shots with the new Fuji Finepix. Certainly that compact is much easier than handling the Lumix in the midst of a cleanup. It produced useable shots – enough for a blog post about the session on the ICCS News blog. Now she is considering video for the actual ICCS day.
I give prizes to the middle lady. She looks like she’s taking it more seriously than the others. ;P
Hmm..why so serious? I smile when I’m hauling trash too.
Hauling trash while wearing the green sash? That is just so glamorous.