My friend Alana Kaye visits her sponsor child in Honduras with World Vision

In 2013, my friend Alana Kaye travelled to Honduras to visit her beautiful sponsor child Velinda. I shared her story and here are a few excerpts: My beautiful friend Emma from Lovelly Communications! She had visited her sponsor child in Tanzania and this was the first time that I had heard that you could visit your sponsor … Continue reading My friend Alana Kaye visits her sponsor child in Honduras with World Vision

The God of Small Things – It was meant to be!

I was given this book, "The God of Small Things, as a recycled /second hand gift at Christmas. I was loving it then lost it on a plane on the way to #Germany. I got to my friends house in germany and told her id lost a book I was enjoying and that it was … Continue reading The God of Small Things – It was meant to be!

What happens if you get trapped hiking in the mountains?

Matt Darvas, World Vision worker in Nepal, can tell you exactly what happens. He was trapped in the Nepalese mountains, Annapurnas, when trekking last year. Matt has been living in Nepal for quite a while and done a number of treks, but perhaps this was to be his last. Here are a few excerpts from … Continue reading What happens if you get trapped hiking in the mountains?

My 5 favourite photos from visiting my World Vision sponsor child Nepal

It's hard to choose, but these are the five top photos that I posted to friends and family from my day with Kamala, my World Vision sponsor child. I sponsored her with my mother for 5 years and to meet her was a dream. Seeing her school, looking into her eyes and hearing about her … Continue reading My 5 favourite photos from visiting my World Vision sponsor child Nepal

Project visits after meeting Kamala, my World Vision Sponsor Child

After the emotion of meeting my darling Kamala , a little girl in Nepal I have sponsored with my mother for 5.5 years, I was treated to a tour of the local area with the World Vision staff. It’s important with World Vision to not only learn about and meet the child you sponsor but … Continue reading Project visits after meeting Kamala, my World Vision Sponsor Child

The day you think you plane will fall out of the sky

It’s pretty terrifying when you hear screams coming from various areas of the plane as your plane rattles, shakes and drops periodically. It’s worrying to see strangers holding hands. It’s nerve wracking to see the woman in your row gripping her knees with white knuckles and praying. And it strikes fear in your heart when you see not one but three flashes of light followed swiftly by a loud bang on the right side of your plane.

Check out my blog post about the scariest flight of my life!

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A few days ago I flew into one of my favourite cities in the world, Kathmandu. My excitement and anticipation quickly turned to fear when the plane rattled through the air and dropped altitude suddenly a number of times. Flying into the Kathmandu valley surrounded by the world’s tallest mountains can be trying at the best of times…. with zero visibility and an electrical storm, it’s downright dangerous!

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It’s pretty terrifying when you hear screams coming from various areas of the plane as your plane rattles, shakes and drops periodically. It’s worrying to see strangers holding hands. It’s nerve wracking to see the woman in your row gripping her knees with white knuckles and praying. And it strikes fear in your heart when you see not one but three flashes of light followed swiftly by a loud bang on the right side of your plane.

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But I’m safe. I’m safe…

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HAPPY HOLI!!! Celebrations at a school with World Vision

In March, the Hindu culture all over the world celebrates the festival of Holi. Basically, everyone runs into the streets, throws vibrant coloured powder at each other, spashes each other with water and enjoys themselves. There’s music in the street, laughing and shouting everywhere and the day is for celebration. The description of Holi from … Continue reading HAPPY HOLI!!! Celebrations at a school with World Vision