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Back In The Game

After a very rough two weeks of blood transfusions, hospitalizations, fevers, sickness and many tests, whatever had gotten me down seems to be finally gone.  We did test after test to make sure I didn’t have an infection but none of them came out positive.  320 more words

2014 in the life of me (part 2)

A summary in pictures (and just a few words) of the year that was 2014, in the life of me (part 2);

#11 As this part covers my time since moving to Nepal in July this year, more details can be found in my previous posts. 253 more words


2014 in the life of me (part 1)

A summary in pictures (and just a few words) of the year that was 2014, in the life of me;

#1 Whilst preparing to volunteer with VSO I tried to make the most of my time; one action was to take every opportunity to spend time with old friends and new. 541 more words


December December

December December! It’s been a busy few weeks and the month is still far from over…

#1 The Christmas card marathon which began in November crescendoed in December culminating in my mailing approaching 100 cards out across the globe. 501 more words


Field visit to Biratnagar & Itahari

The end of November / start of December saw my first major field visit for work. Together with two colleagues from AEPC I travelled east to the towns of Biratnagar in the district of Morang, on the border with India, and a short distance north to Itahari in the district of Sunsari. 590 more words


Harvest time (part 2)

After cooking and eating the delicious dhedo, I headed down onto the valley floor to join a group of ladies from the village who were working together to harvest a series of rice fields belonging to the local families. 370 more words


Harvest time (part 1)

Early November saw me heading back to Pharsidol to offer a helping hand with the rice harvest.

#1 First, the lovely view out over Pharsidol with early morning mist forming over the Bagmati river in the near distance. 185 more words