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The Joy of Reading

The past week has been really busy for me.

I started volunteering as a Reading Parent for Princess Pink’s school’s reading programme this year. I see the long-term benefits this programme has for the young children, who may not have had the habit of reading prior to entering formal education. 788 more words

Some Thoughts...

the cat

Friday was a very good day.

Last December one of the kids who used to help out from time to time in the kitchen at the project i volunteer to cook for every Friday went missing, and was rumored to have fallen of a bridge and been killed. 561 more words

Texts And Thoughts

"The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love..."

July 17th 2008

9:00 pm _ Cape Verde Time

What a day/night.  When they say “this will be the toughest job you’ll ever love…”, they certainly got the “tough” part right.  268 more words

Cape Verde

Arrivare a Barrerinhas tramite WORKAWAY

Dopo aver passato qualche settimana (3 per la precisione) a Belém capitale del Parà, il secondo stato per estensione del Brasile dopo l’Amazzonia ( da non confondere con la foresta stessa che si estende anche in Perù Bolivia e Colombia) ho preso un bus per Sao Luis (capitale del Maranhao) e da qui per Barrerinhas. 586 more words

Travelling Brazil

Summer's Eve Walks

Feeling pretty good at the moment, got a job volunteering at a charity clothes shop in town which I think should be pretty rewarding. Plus I spent my evening volunteering at the local dog rescue centre walking some of the dogs. 24 more words


The Advantages of Volunteering

Today the mentoring program at the NGO’s school ended after six weeks. I am sad because I will miss my students. The kids will now go on a summer break and we will go back to our routines. 479 more words

Personal Thoughts

Day 84

Longgg day. The lovely Abeeda picked me up at 6:30am to take me to the airport. I got to see the sunrise over the mountains, so my last view of Cape Town was (unsurprisingly) a beautiful one. 140 more words