At Airedale Junior School we learn:
Look at what we have been learning in geography:
Famous In This Field:
Sir Michael Palin
Sir Michael Edward Palin, KCMG, CBE, FRGS (born 5 May 1943) is an English comedian, actor, writer and television presenter. He was a member of the comedy group Monty Python. Since 1980 he has made a number of travel documentaries.
After Python, he began a new career as a travel writer and travel documentarian. His journeys have taken him across the world, including the North and South Poles, the Sahara Desert, the Himalayas, Eastern Europe, Brazil, and North Korea. Having been awarded a CBE for services to television in the 2000 New Year Honours, Palin received a knighthood in the 2019 New Year Honours for services to travel, culture and geography. From 2009–2012 Palin was the president of the Royal Geographical Society.
On 12 May 2013, Palin was made a BAFTA fellow, the highest honour that is conferred by the organisation.