As we start to get some momentum with this first building project I guess it’s time for an update.. Firstly I’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has donated to this mission trip. We almost have the funds needed to complete the shell of the building. We still need around £2700 … More What a joy it is to give
On Thursday we stood together in a twisted concrete cemetery. The broken heap of twisted metal and concrete where 17 people died that once was a church, restaurants and offices. Anyway I guess this is just how things work but we’ve gone from seeing buildings, vehicles, temples, dogs and dust to getting to know individuals and … More A concrete cemetery and a house to build
So we’ve lived in the Himalayan Foundation Nepal kids home for a week now. 15 children being cared for by David and Mariya Prasian and the occasional international volunteer. It’s a large rented house that by European standards is terribly run down, however compared to the life of the average Nepali it’s pretty good and … More Orphanage voluteering
So one week in Kathmandu. Two guest houses, and one children’s home have been our home. Everyday in each location we’ve experienced the Kathmandu dawn chorus of crickets, dogs, cockerell’s, horn beeping traffic and bell ringing at temples – the dogs and crickets really don’t stop all night but they definitely increase as the capital … More The Kathmandu dawn chorus
So we are here in Katmandu. I thought that I would blog but I now realise that as I take time to process things this could be a slow process. However I have also realised, as I have prepared this post, that it’s helpful to reflect and relive things. Somehow this very process brings some … More Some how it all works
It’s been a few weeks since I wrote a post and now we’re about to go into the unknown! To be honest my head has been all over the place trying to make sense of all that is happening and all we have to do before we go. Saying goodbye has become a habit and I … More Who am I?