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A punch in the stomach

Yesterday I read this very short story by Peter Rollins that felt to me like a punch in the stomach.  It has been on my mind ever since; and today I received an e-mail from Tearfund asking me to take action to end food waste by e-mailing my supermarket.   237 more words

Big Church Day Out 2017

When I was a teenager I heard about this thing called Big Church Day Out (BCDO), and, honestly, I though it sounded like this naff event for ‘happy clappy Christians’. 618 more words

The Red Light District of Mumbai

So, deciding to be brave, I went to the red-light district of a Mumbai slum. Husband was working, so I contacted Tearfund, and they arranged for me to visit one of their projects. 1,956 more words


4. Canberra, Australia

The destination for marathon number 4 was Canberra, Australia. This was the start of my biggest travelling stint of my marathon mission- as marathon 4 (Canberra) and marathon 5 (Borneo) were fairly close together I decided to combine the marathons with 8 weeks of travelling in Australia and Asia. 1,147 more words

My toilet twin!

I hope you weren’t put off by the title of this post; in fact it is a very serious thing – having safe and secure sanitation. 310 more words

Bits And Pieces

Tearfund | South Sudan Refugee Crisis. 

South Sudan Crisis

Help families from war-torn, famine-affected South Sudan.

The Situation

Famine declared in parts of South Sudan

War has ravished South Sudan for the past three years and as a result, 1.5million South Sudanese civilians have fled to refugee camps. 97 more words


I just twinned my toilet

I came across a charity which provides toilet facilities in countries where many people have nowhere to go… to go! It maybe a bit of a gimmick in a way, but the idea is that you twin your toilet – you donate to have a toilet facility built somewhere; you can chose which country or you can have the organisation choose. 258 more words

Bits And Pieces