11 September 2016
Read about what I have been up to during my first few months in Arequipa, Peru
14 June 2016
News on what I am up to at the moment, flight dates and what my first few days in Peru should look like.
28 February 2016
My latest news as I prepare to return to Peru as Short Term Coordinator with Latin Link. Read what Paddington Bear reminded me about and how my preparation and leaving plans are going.
19 March 2013
I am writing this from the UK- I can’t quite believe it! I have now left Peru, but maybe only for the time being. I am praying (and know that several others are as well!) that I will return in the future.
8 February 2013
The goodbyes have begun as I said ‘adios’ to the Shelley family who I lived with for several months in Ica. As they return to Florida in the USA, it was sad to see them go as I am not sure when I will see this lovely family again. I headed down to Ica a few weekends ago to say a final goodbye to friends.
8 February 2013
The Shining Path (Sendero Luminso) are Peru’s most well known and destructive terrorism group. On the world stage not much is known about who they are or what they did in Peru. Over the last few years in Peru, there has been a campaign to ensure people do remember the lives lost and stories from the relatively recent time of terrorism.
9 January 2013
Dear Friends, I hope you had a lovely Christmas and a happy New Year! I can’t quite believe it is 2013, amongst other things- this is the year in which I am returning the UK. With the start of a new year and preparations to leave Peru, I have been reflecting on the past year. […]
21 December 2012
‘An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Saviour has been born to you; he is […]
7 December 2012
Dear Friends, The sun is out, my t-shirt wearing days are back, Christmas trees, decorations and music fill the shops. All this plus talk of chocaladadas and paneton means only one thing- November has come to an end and December is here! Living in the southern hemisphere gives me a very different feel for Christmas. […]
After some language training to improve my Spanish I will be taking up the role of Short Term Coordiantor (STC) for Peru. The STC coordinates the Latin Link Step (teams) and Stride (people) programmes, placing them in projects lasting from a few weeks to two years. Based in Arequipa, I will be getting involved in a local church and my local community.