The Father’s Heart

Yesterday was Father’s Day. A day to celebrate the gift of Fathers. Mother’s Day is a big deal here, but I didn’t hear a single Ugandan mention Father’s Day. When I started to think about my Ugandan friends, I realised, … Continued

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In sickness and in health

This post is super late after the events but here is a little insight into the events and my thoughts around the health scare I had in April.. So on Wednesday 18th April (my birthday, thanks for all the birthday love … Continued

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Home is where your heart is

  Snow! We’ve been back in the warmth of Gulu for over a month now, so apologies for the lack of communication, it’s been a busy transition back. Having had our first British winter in 6 years, we realised just … Continued

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Merry Christmas from Yorkshire

Decorating with Grandma This is our first Christmas in the UK for 6 years, our first since starting our African adventures. Christmas is one of the times of the year when we most miss ‘home’ and so being back feels … Continued

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Prayer Letter December 17

Posting this on the blog as I missed the deadline for BMS to process our December prayer letter before Christmas, so it will probably be published in January. At their teachers wedding Dear Friends, We hope that this letter finds … Continued

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A bit of therapy

St.Philip’s Health Centre So some of you may have seen the video of the therapy work here that BMS made. If not here it is.  https://www.bmsworldmission.org/news/this-is-what-a-life-transformed-looks-like/ It prompted me to give an update on how it’s all going before it … Continued

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Tour of Britain

No, not a cycling post but our Home Assignment schedule. It’s a fairly packed schedule but we would love to see as many of your lovely faces as we can, so check out where we are and when. If your … Continued

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Students: Sad end to a great term

Sadly, what had been a really wonderful term for our students has ended in the worst way. 4000 students at Gulu University have ended up being sent home without being able to sit their exams following strikes by the lecturers, … Continued

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The Hardest Part

Last year I asked what you wanted to know about life in Gulu. As you can see I haven’t been exactly prolific in the blog writing this year but here I hope to answer at least one of your questions. Someone … Continued

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Let’s Play

In June, I started running a therapy clinic one day a week, out of a local health centre. I was advised to simply have set hours when people knew I would be there and allow people to simply turn up … Continued

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How much am I worth?

I recently had the privilege of being asked to speak at Woman’s Day, I was given the topic “Made in the Image of God.” A few months earlier I had been asked to speak to some of University women on … Continued

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Soul Sistaz

  From February, through to May my Tuesdays were jammed packed with language lessons, playgroup, therapy clients, hosting a ladies bible study and the highlight of the day…’Soul Sistazs’. Early each Tuesday evening my good friend Phiona and I would … Continued

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