Monday
Jun202016

L’École Frère – Not a school for brothers

L’École Frère, otherwise known as Sainte-Marie School, is not a school for brothers only. It is a large, mixed gender, Catholic Primary School in Hellville which every Frontier Madagascar community volunteer (even forest and marine) knows and loves.

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Monday
Jun132016

Find Heaven In Hell(ville)

In the days leading up to my first trip out of the developed world, I expected the worst. I had become the embodiment of dread, nerves and regret all in one.

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Monday
Jun062016

Youth  Club

Running English classes at youth club is always entertaining and always fulfilling, but this week it has absolutely made my week. The group of not-all-so-youthful students are honestly some of the best and brightest people I’ve ever met.

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Tuesday
May312016

Original. Unique. Gripping - A Week In Community 

Original. Unique. Gripping. All words thrown at me when I queried “How can I write a readable blog?” I confess that in my own mind I will fall short of those adjectives in the following 464 words; however, I do hope that my sense of humour carries to the reader and renders this blog ‘readable’ anyway.

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Monday
May232016

Top 10 (or 11) Tips For Surviving As A Volunteer On Nosy Be

When I told people I was going to an island in the middle of nowhere about a gazillion miles from home for one month with one working knee, they mostly called me crazy but after only 2 weeks in this paradise I only wish I’d booked to stay longer.

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