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Poor lines of Communication and Goat Herding! - Day 222 - 28 August

We awoke early and quickly packed up our backpacks, for rather than us simply being on a jungle trek, from today we would be staying with a family in the jungle for an entire week – living pretty much as they would and helping them out with their work, whatever that was supposed to be. 1,581 more words

A day of Rest in Luang Namtha - Day 221 - 27 August

We had envisaged that after our trek we would hardly be in any shape for much sightseeing today so we got up when our aching bodies told us that we had had enough rest and sleep and then took a bit of a (slow) stroll down the main street to have a look at what else we could get up to round here. 507 more words

Bishop Paul Colton stands down from national education bodies of the Church of Ireland

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton recently stood down as a member of the Church of Ireland Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) on which he had served for fifteen years, and as chairperson of the Secondary Education Committee, a post he held for seventeen years. 345 more words


Free Signpost Training – Referral Routes for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the Swansea area

This guest posting is by Wayne Yare, the project coordinator of “Unity in Diversity” (Swansea 2015)

“On behalf of UiD and SBASSG you are kindly invited to participate in our… 237 more words


The beginning

I am one of these people who  plan every single detail of a travel and wonder everytime again when nothing works out the way they planned it to. 390 more words