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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The perfect victim is a silent victim

In February I had the privilege of attending the 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability, in Kenya. For those of you that been following our blog since we have been with BMS, you may remember my very first blog post … Continued

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I had a dream

When I was 9 years old we had summer Sunday school which was focused on the work of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF). MAF flies to some of the most isolated and remote places on earth  to support indigenous churches, create access to … Continued

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New Year New Life

It’s New Year’s Eve and I am following the trail of dust in front of me as I follow Joe through the bush. This 21year old, 8 seater landcruiser is more than full and so is the other. In front a … Continued

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Christmas Greetings from Gulu

Christmas greetings from Gulu. The tree is up, the Christmas music is on, the nativity scenes are out and we are very nearly starting to feel a tiny bit Christmassy. The Post Office has also done a sterling effort sorting … Continued

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A glimpse of Gulu part 1: Oranges

We had A Very Hungry Caterpillar theme for playgroup last week. As I read the story, the children took it turns to find the food described and feed the caterpillar (a play tunnel). As I’m sure you recall “On Friday … Continued

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Fresh Eyes

Over the past few months we have had several visitors, both socially and work related as well as our Action Team (known to expat community here as the ‘Mini Brits’). Whenever you have someone come, especially if it is their … Continued

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