Month: August 2009

Home Time…

Hey folks, sorry it has been a year of so few blogs. To be honest, we simply haven’t had the time. We have now arrived safely back in the UK and are very tired having travelled over night. More information will surely pop up soon concerning works done this year and also thoughts for next…
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August 29, 2009 0

I’m sure it hasn’t been this busy…..

Sorry about how long it has been since the last post- we’ve been so very busy that I have chosen the highlights. On Wednesday 14th six of us were guests of honour at the main YMCA Branch called Esplanade for an Independence Eve Dinner, which also included a prize draw. We were dressed up in…
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August 26, 2009 0

How to ride an elephant…

Yes we are still here, despite the very busy schedule- which is why this post is so short! All the team are well, but motions keep changing day to day….. Yesterday we went to Mallapurum- which involved the usual excellent Indian driving. We opted for a van with air-con, and had various team members complaining…
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August 18, 2009 0

All the independent countries now stand up.

So then, India is Independent, Hoorah! 62years of and yet it somehow feels slightly odd being here and joining in the celebrations. We do celebrate however, and are always made very welcome. Almost too welcome at some points. Anyway to get to the point, we split the team in two to go to different celebrations…
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August 16, 2009 0


Howdy folks! Sorry sorry sorry that we have been useless at keeping you up to date. It’s been more than hectic here, as we have now met with Becky from Oasis and have booked in many more things into the timetable. It’s looking like we are pretty much booked up till August 28th now! Yes,…
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August 14, 2009 0

gave it our best shot

Hi All just thought we’ll let you know how things were going….have spent alot more time with the boys getting to know them better, what can we say they are amazing and we love each and every one of them! one of the leaders, rob decided it would be funny to fall off the stage…
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August 11, 2009 1

“Meanwhile, Rob and Isaac…”

Howdy folks! Look at this – two blogs in less than 24 hours – how exciting. Let’s fill you in on updates since then: Yesterday morning was a fun morning of stock taking joy, and writing of project shopping lists for the Yelligiri holiday. Meanwhile, Rob and Isaac skipped off to Spencer Plaza to change…
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August 8, 2009 0

The Project gets going

Dear all, Many many apologies at our lateness in providing you with a first blog. It is our third day in Chennai, and all is well. The journey was extremely long, and mostly ended with us arrivin in Chennai feeling more tired than is healthy at 10am. We had some small time to settle in…
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August 7, 2009 1

All ready?

Everyone is now booked onto flights, boarding passes have been printed, information has been left with our home contact. Bags are packed, travellers cheques collected and signed, hand luggage sorted with things to keep us occupied for the 24 hours journey to Chennai via the 8 hour stopover in Mumbai. It is finally upon us…
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August 3, 2009 0