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FAMINE WRAP UP!

My voice is well and truly back (and doesn’t everyone around me know it!) but it’s been a weird transition between being completely voiceless and my usual talkative self. I’ve found I am still prone to sit their silently as people talk to me, forgetting that I can talk, and I still have the tendency […]

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52 hours later…

The 40 Hour Famine is over for 2010 – and I successfully didn’t eat, use furniture (except the one time at the dentist!) or Facebook for 40 whole hours! Surprisingly none of these sacrafices felt particularly challenging this year (except maybe my sore back/restless sleeps!) so I am definitely glad that I added the challenge […]

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A teaser for August

So I have now returned from Malaysia and plan on staying in Australia for quite a while to come! Everyone keeps asking me if I’ve caught a travel bug, and whilst I caught that a while ago, it’s so good to be home! Whilst away, I did a lot of brainstorming about future blog posts […]

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Bye Ghana!

Just a quick post to let everyone know we’re beginning our trek home tonight. We’ve had the most amazing time here, and I will truly miss this country, particularly the inspiring and beautiful people we have met here! Tomorrow we’ll vist Famila Moja Orphange in Kenya for the day. I can’t wait! We arrive in […]

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Blogger of the Week with WFP!

Just a quick note to share my excitement at hearing I’ve been chosen as the UN World Food Programme’s Blogger of the Week! As only a recent sign-up to their Bloggers Against Hunger program, I feel so blessed with this great privilege. Check out the profile they wrote about me:

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10 Experiences in Ghana

As time is short and limited with internet here in Ghana, I thought I’d write 10 quick experiences we’ve had so far in Ghana. We’ve been here for 10 days, so I’ll try do an experience a day! 1. Had a vuvuzela blown in my ear whilst watching Ghana vs Uruguay in the World Cup […]

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Goin’a Ghana!

Today I depart Sydney at 5pm bound for Africa on a month long mission and volunteer trip. My boyfriend Navin and I have both desired to spend our July university holidays volunteering overseas for some time now, yet were unsure of which country to go to.  India was being tossed around for a while yet […]

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It’s Time to Spit the Dummy

From Saturday the 19th of June to Wednesday the 23rd of June, World Vision’s youth movement Vision Generation (VGEN) embarked on a trip to Canberra with 45 of VGEN’s passionate leaders and volunteers from across Australia. I was lucky enough to be one of them, and thought I’d share some of our experiences to encourage […]

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