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Answer the Call: Alice

I had a pretty sheltered upbringing. I’m ashamed to say I was very oblivious to the wider world around me and I had no idea of the extent of poverty in this world – until I went on a trip aged 12 that really opened my eyes to the world outside of what I knew, and began a passion within me for ending global poverty. 844 more words

Social Justice

The Alternative Christmas List...(I'm really not after the Miss World title)

Its around this time of year that people start to ask me to compile my Christmas list.

I’m by no means a saint (far from it)  but I always tell them that I’m not bothered; to buy me whatever and to not spend a fortune? 1,556 more words

Musings

The Relief Work of Ecuador Marching to the Second Stage

Pastor Julio Martinez distributing supplies and aids.

In the past April, Ecuador was struck by 7.8 and 6 magnitude earthquakes, leading to high death tolls and the urgent need for emergency shelters. 595 more words

New Activities

The circular economy in the developing world

The circular economy is usually described as a strategy for industrialised countries, often as a response to over-consumption of energy and resources. The name itself distinguishes it from the ‘linear economy’ that it replaces, re-using materials rather than consuming them. 518 more words

Development

Thankful Thursday 

Today I’m thankful for all the people who have encouraged me this summer. Just before the summer holidays began I decided to challenge myself to go barefoot for charity and I’ve been so uplifted by people who have helped in different ways. 247 more words

Thankful

One Year Later...

Here’s more videos from this year’s fundraiser for sanitation and water in rural Zambia. Once again, Lyme Voices and Meeting Voices. The weather was good again!

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New #free #artwork page

You may have noticed a new page on my blog. I am sharing some of my artwork, and you can have a copy of something for free! 32 more words