10, 000 Reasons…

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. […]

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Kingfisher’s Fire

1 November 2012

Dear Friends, I am sure the months are flying by faster than before. It only feels like yesterday that I was sitting down to write my last letter. Even though spring has arrived in Lima there are still many dreich days. I am looking forward to the day when I can forget about wearing a […]

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An x-citing, wonderful and zestful month!

9 October 2012

Dear Friends, This past month has been fairly busy at A Rocha Peru. Sarah French, from A Rocha International, came for a 10 day visit. It was a busy few days with A Rocha Peru’s 3 year planning meetings being held as well as visits and events. We now have a plan for the next […]

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Winter in Lima

7 September 2012

Dear Friends, As I write this I am wearing two jumpers and using a hot bottle to stay warm! I was warned winter in Lima would be cold, but I still wasn’t prepared for feeling this cold! At A Rocha Peru we are settling into our new office space. It is quite large compared to […]

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Viva el Peru!

1 August 2012

I honestly cannot believe how quickly this month has gone.  It’s been a bit action packed at times, but I’ve had fun. I started off this month helping two STEP teams with orientation upon their arrival in Peru to work with local churches.  I also debriefed one of the teams at the end of their […]

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High days and holidays!

7 July 2012

Dear Friends, The month of June started with the Silver Jubilee celebrations all around the UK. Here in Peru, the Brits got to celebrate as well. I went with a group from Latin Link to the British Ambassadors House for a ‘street party’. It was good fun, eating fish and chips made my day. It’s […]

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Retreat, Rehearsals and Running

6 June 2012

Dear Friends, On 31st May at 10am I took part in a nationwide earthquake practice. This is a bit like a school fire drill but on a grand scale! At the time, I was in the main square in Barranco, the district in Lima where the A Rocha Peru office is based. It was fun […]

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Settling in for Winter!

8 May 2012

Dear Friends, Winter is definitely on its way in Lima. It’s now much cooler and I find myself choosing to wear jeans and putting on a jumper in the evenings. I have been warned that by the end of next month my hot water bottle will be in full use. After a year of pretty […]

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Happy Easter!

10 April 2012

I hope you had a very Happy Easter! I had an enjoyable Easter weekend which included an English breakfast (of sorts) with friends and going to see some of the festivities that happen in a local district of Lima. I also used the long weekend to catch up on rest and enjoyed some of the […]

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About Hannah

I am the Latin Link Short Term Coordiantor (STC) for Peru. The STC coordinates the Step (teams) and Stride (people) programmes, placing them in projects lasting from a few weeks to two years. Now based in Lima, I will be getting involved in a local church and my local community.

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