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Things you need to know

SUDAN | Thursday, 7 Jun 2012 | Views [235]

Things you need to know when travelling through Maridi, South Sudan. I really must say that these people are the kindest, gentlest and generous people I have ever met. However if you’re intending to visit here are some local customs you need to know.... Read more >


nothing is impossible

SUDAN | Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | Views [191]

Saoirse will find this one very boring as she's heard it all before:)I have had a week off from teaching this week as I wanted to concentrate on getting the day centre up and running. We have been given a donation of $7500 and with that have been ... Read more >


nothing is impossible

SUDAN | Tuesday, 29 May 2012 | Views [169]

Saoirse will find this one very boring as she's heard it all before:)I have had a week off from teaching this week as I wanted to concentrate on getting the day centre up and running. We have been given a donation of $7500 and with that have been ... Read more >


noisy nights

SUDAN | Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | Views [223]

It's 2am. Unable to get back to sleep I decided to distract myself by reciting all the bible stories I have memorized (5) and sing hymns. Badi dak (after that) I tried reading. I picked up a biography of a very successful missionary (Ken Strachan) ... Read more >


Hi

SUDAN | Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | Views [167]

I want to write but I don’t often, many times because I can’t do justice to that which I wish to express. I don’t have the vocabulary or the poetry in me that describes the world around me in which I find myself. Early mornings which were ... Read more >


News from Maridi, South Sudan

SUDAN | Saturday, 7 Apr 2012 | Views [431]

    Hello everyone. I’ll start by reassuring you on the security front that Maridi is an oasis of calm in what is the madness that surrounds us. We are just praying like billy-oh for the peace to continue here ... Read more >


Maridi cont.

SUDAN | Monday, 26 Mar 2012 | Views [357]

 I have the most amazing of times and the worst of times. Today started with me going up to a church I’ve never been to as a favour to my friend Leah who is a bible translator. The newly translated books had been delivered and she’s not here as she ... Read more >


lots of love xxxx

SUDAN | Monday, 30 Jan 2012 | Views [2318]

I’m not kidding, a snake came in under my door the other night. I didn’t see it because it was under the cloth I’d put down to block up the gap. Fortunately I heard it and just saw its sneaky ,snakey shape sneaking towards me. . I can’t believe ... Read more >


Christmas Sth Sudan

SUDAN | Wednesday, 28 Dec 2011 | Views [642]

Christmas in south sudan for me was very lovely especially in 96 degree heat.. Lots more about why God sent Jesus to earth and much less materialism compared to UK and much more relaxing even though the price of chicken here is so high the same money ... Read more >


There are a lot of beetles in Maridi.

SUDAN | Friday, 16 Dec 2011 | Views [348]

I love my mosquito net. Not just for the protection against mosquitoes, there are a few, but the protection it gives against beetles of which there are many. They vary in size from that of a flee to that of a small hedgehog. I am not kidding. I have ... Read more >

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Maridi

SUDAN | Saturday, 3 Dec 2011 | Views [503]

South Sudan is a wonderful place. It is the newest country on earth as it was only registered as The Republic of South Sudan in July 2011. Before that it was part of Sudan and there were many troubles. Sudan is to the North. He north is mainly muslim ... Read more >


Photos: Maridi South Sudan 1st impressions

SUDAN | Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery


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!st 10 days in Maridi South sudan

SUDAN | Sunday, 27 Nov 2011 | Views [691]

‘No eye has seen, no ear has heard  what God has prepared for those that love Him’. No truer word. Not in my wildest imagination did I dream that at 53 i would be riding side-saddle on the back of a bike through forests, with shouting adults and children ... Read more >

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Arrival Maridi

SUDAN | Saturday, 19 Nov 2011 | Views [247]

Hi Guys this jounal is not going to be as regular as I would like as my computer does not like the satellite dish that provides internet even though the dish is as big or bigger actually than most of the houses here. The journey here was the most straightforward ... Read more >


Kampala 3000m above sea level

UGANDA | Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011 | Views [603] | Comments [1]

I'm wearing a cardigan today! i thought places near the equator would be boiling hot all year round. But not here in Kampala. I found out today the reason why it is not so hot is because it is 3000m above sea level. Making the temperature a very gorgeous ... Read more >

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Photos: Kampala Nov 2011

UGANDA | Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011 | Photo Gallery

downtown
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Kampala 2nd day

UGANDA | Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | Views [353]

ok 3rd attempt to update this journal..don't wait the 60 mins it tells you it's timing out after 30. Had tha most amazing blessed day. I'm staying at the Christian Namirembe guest house high on a hill in old Kampala. The view covers the whole of kampala ... Read more >

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Kampala

UGANDA | Sunday, 13 Nov 2011 | Views [477]

I never planned to come to Uganda so this is a bit of a bonus. I'm going to stay with my friend Trisha in South Sudan and had to come here to Kampala to get a visa. I've never even been to Africa before. I arrived at Kampala local time 11.45pm so Godfrey ... Read more >

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