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[4 Nov 2012 | No Comment | 1,484 views]
300 chickens for Baan San Fan

Please spread the word about this campaign, whether you donate or not, so that all your friends, colleagues, family, followers and more, have a chance to be part of this campaign too.

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[12 Sep 2012 | No Comment | 12,444 views]
Launch! Fully Bloom

I’ve been working on Fully Bloom for a while. There are still things to do but now it’s time to LAUNCH :) Very happy about this.
Fully Bloom connects potential volunteers with programmes and organisations around the world that are tricky to find and which are endorsed by our network of friends.
Programmes can host their details with Fully Bloom to reach a higher number of high quality potential volunteers who are supported and prepped by a network of volunteer veterans!

Take a look at the site, or the Facebook page. I’d love to know what you think and if you want to be involved.

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[11 May 2012 | No Comment | 7,175 views]
chores & treats

getting down to some hard graft.
getting to know each other.
getting out n about.

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[11 May 2012 | No Comment | 19,160 views]
Home & Life

Taking the chance to visit another wonderful orphanage in Phang Nga. Same same but different you might say…

I didn’t have so long here but my time with the children, the adults, and the surroundings were touching and memorable.

Stuck on the main road and on the outskirts of town, Home & Life really is a little patch of heaven for the children here. And again, I was amazed by the resourcefulness, the simple joy and the attitude of everyone I met.

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[10 May 2012 | 18 Comments | 16,597 views]
Baan San Fan 2012

Coming to Baan San Fan for the third time, I’m excited to see everyone and see what’s changed this time. Good job, because there’s a lot to be excited about.

Really should have had more sleep/ coffee/ carbs before getting stuck into today!

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[9 May 2012 | One Comment | 47,259 views]
Ubud-Sanur-Phuket-Phang Nga

Working my way south in Bali, hopping across the water and then working my way north in Thailand.

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[5 May 2012 | 3 Comments | 3,198 views]
SOSA (200/200): doing

We’ve learned, we’ve questioned, we’ve practiced. This week it was time to DO.

And it was time to let go… Final chance to rinse the body, mind & soul, and time to say good bye to routine, teachers, and almost SOSA…

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[28 Apr 2012 | 2 Comments | 2,799 views]
SOSA (151.5/200): exploring

I’ve said before that the SOSA team have this whole thing mapped out really well, and that becomes more & more evident with each day, and now week, that passes. It’s as if they’ve got, somewhere in their office, the most reliable mood and energy predictor ever made. We’ve started to work with all the different teachers now, this week we had more sessions with Uma, Cat and Tina, but we also had our last posture clinics, so, you see, they’ve started to ween us off the pattern too, clever eh.
The atmosphere in the group continues to be really good. There are some really clear mini-groups (emphatically not cliques) which is great because it’s another level of support that we need at this stage – being able to confide, troubleshoot, encourage.
This week I felt that I started to use some of what we’ve learned to make my own shape and feel my own way a bit more, just a little bit.

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[24 Feb 2012 | No Comment | 2,585 views]
Vaughan Town

If you live in Spain and want to learn/ have learned to speak English then it’s likely you’re familiar with Richard Vaughan. Vaughan Systems includes intensive & long term courses, residential courses, radio & TV channels and the usual social media facilities.
I don’t really know how effective the education is, but recently I participated on the residential part of the system – Vaughan Town. The model is that a group of Spanish students spend one week with equal or higher numbers of native English speakers. The entire …