Author Archives: DAVID EDWARDS

Food, glorious food!

This week my attention turns to a subject close to everyone’ hearts: food! When I think of the Caribbean, probably like a lot of people, Lilt cans and Jerk chicken spring to mind. In fact, I used to work in … Continue reading

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A new term, a new start.

Hope House school opened its gates to the community this week as a new academic year began. At the house, this meant an earlier rise than usual, around 5.45am, in order to worship, wash, get dressed and eat breakfast in … Continue reading

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A postcard from Haiti

Ten days ago I arrived in Haiti to take up a teaching position at a school called Hope House.  I wasn’t sure whether to expect a tropical paradise or a country on its knees, still struggling to come to terms … Continue reading

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It’s time to check the totaliser…

I used to love that bit on Blue Peter when they’d show how high the Totaliser had risen.  I wonder if they still do those fund raising campaigns, or has eBay killed off the ‘bring and buy’ sale for good?  … Continue reading

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Sweet coconuts!

Although there is no place like home, I love experiencing new cultures and learning new languages.   On Tuesday, I leave for  Haiti where I will live and work alongside the good people of Hope House, and while I am there, I’m looking … Continue reading

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Photos…

…are now up!

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RideLondon100

Yesterday I took part in the London Surrey 100, a cycling sportive which takes you through the centre of London on closed roads, out into the Surrey countryside and back again to finish on the Mall. I am mightily pleased, … Continue reading

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