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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 15

27th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Day 15 So time for the adventure to wrap up.  The hotel which continues to grow on me accommodated us and provided breakfast at 6am (the 5/10 would never have been so helpful!)  Then all in the cars with one third the luggage we brought and after a 10 minute ride, down to wait at the ferry. Beautiful morning and…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 14

26th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Day 14 Today it was me on the thought for the day as I brought a number of things together, looking at the difference we made here and how we can embed that in life as we go from here.  Breakfast and off to Lifelines.  We played the boys at football and had to be very careful as the pitch…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 13

25th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Day 13 Ste did the thought for the day and was clearly moved by what he has seen and how it relates to life.  As a proclaimed Atheist he recognised how compassion cuts across all belief systems.  Breakfast and off to Lifelines where I left them and went to the Council and picked up some significant information about Freetown –…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 12

24th January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Day 12 Great thought from John who had been particularly struck by the seniors home activity.  Breakfast and then off to The Kissy Men’s Polio association.  We had asked them to prepare some information about what they need building, which they had.  The team met the men and their families. They had an urgent need for 10 mattresses and 5…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 11

23rd January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Day 11 Let me tell you about the hotel.  Family run and delightful owner.  Its very dark and when there is no power on you have to walk 50 ft in the pitch black, as dark as a mine and work out where the lock to my door is.  After trying to get into an adjacent cupboard I now have…

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Sierra Leone Trip – January 2013 Day 10

22nd January 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

 Day 10 Up for breakfast and Alison told her story as to how she came to be here.  Always great to hear as she first heard me on the radio and responded in 2005!   Now in her 6th year here and doing a great job.  Boiled eggs appeared too for breakfast and all stocked up we headed to the site….

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