Month: August 2010

It’s a love thing…..!

It’s a while since I managed to blog, so I barely know how to begin! So much has happened over the past few days and it has been a humbling experience, which has made me go through every emotion! Myself, Isaac, (Y)emma, Rachel, Barney and Ross have done some sessions in one of the slums,…
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August 29, 2010 0

Praise and fish

We have had a manic few days, leaving us short on time, however now filled with food, we are back! So where do we start… …After our two days holiday we were straight back into the hard work. On the Sunday evening we had a ‘get to gether’ as the YMCA liked to call it!…
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August 29, 2010 0

Kottivakkum Cinema

Hello England (and the rest of the world!) An update of what we have been doing over the last couple of days. Friday was the last time at Oasis programmes for this year (I hate it when we have to talk about lasts…). A small group of us went to tailoring (arranging our own auto…
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August 29, 2010 0

About Wednesday or Thursday

So, there is much that has not yet been told, and the time has come for all the good that is happening to be revealed to our waiting public! What with many of the boys being sent away from the Boys Town due to flooding, our plans have been somewhat scuppered. However, there are rumblings…
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August 27, 2010 0

Welcome to the Chingford Challenge 2010!

So, here I am, in Chingford. After a few days of getting used to the crazy culture out here, I thought it was finally time to write a blog to let you know how I’m getting. I arrived safely on Tuesday, whereupon I travelled to where I’m staying while here by the local transport system,…
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August 27, 2010 0

How’s India?

It’s great thank you, thanks for asking, it’s still awesome however the rain has turned for the worst and it seems to just be raining constantly :/ most of the boys from boys town (the boys we work with) have gone back to their parents/relatives and the school and grounds and cottages are flooded 🙁…
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August 25, 2010 0

Home!!!!

Well after three amazing weeks team A are home. We got off the plain to sunshine which needless to say did not last long! These past few weeks have been amazing and ife changing! I didn’t really know what to expect by coming out here and was really just going to enjoy the experience if…
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August 23, 2010 0

…have we been up to!

Ok so in all seriousness.. We went to Maharbralipurum (phonetic spelling!) It was wet, we got damp! Very Damp.. some more than others (Al, Fraser and Barney to mention a few!!) But let us begin at the very beginning. An early start, 8am, however India time meant we didn’t actually leave till 9:30am! The wide…
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August 23, 2010 0

What on Earth!

Hello, us again! We will give you a minute to run away screaming, or get a cup of tea for another long installment!….Here we go…See you later!Rachey and Em x


August 23, 2010 0

Goodbyes are hard to do…

So, here I am, sitting in Joy & Joy Internet Cafe for the last time for at least a year, possibly longer. I only have time to write a quick blog, as we leave for the airport in 4 hours and I still haven’t packed.I just wanted to say a public thank you to Chennai…
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August 22, 2010 0