Painting the school & Lily!

There are two bars side by side right behind the apartment which I live in, Wazee and Beehive. They are the daily meeting point for street boys and Kenyan husbands who drink their… Continue reading

Arriving in Diani Beach

I wanted to go to Mombasa because I had heard it was a beautiful beach location, somewhere to relax, have a cocktail and swim in the sea. A little pampering in other words.… Continue reading

The Ferry Ride

Before I write about my time in Mombasa, I felt the need to write about the last 24 hours and publish it first. It was an experience I will never forget. Also please… Continue reading

Small update

As some of you might have noticed I haven’t posted in quite a while. That’s because a very large beer spilt on my laptop….even as I type this my whiskers are shrivelling up… Continue reading

Angelica Chalk School

Last Monday was the first day back to school for all children lucky enough to be able to attend. Thankfully there is a very small school out the back of the orphanage which… Continue reading

Those you meet on Matatus

     I know not everywhere is going to be perfect, there are always good things and bad things about a place. But when you tell someone you are going away to a… Continue reading

Massai Walkabout & Outreach

We agreed with Jane that from now on, Alex and I would help out in the orphanage from 10am-5/6. So the next day Alex and I show up and the kids are just… Continue reading

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    Alex and I are walking to the orphanage, accompanied by Naomi who is showing us the way so that we know how to get here on our own. It is 8.30am… Continue reading

Settling in Ngong

This morning we woke at 7am and had a breakfast of tea and toast. In Kenya, breakfast isn’t a main meal. A lot of people will just drink a lot of water and… Continue reading

Arriving in Nairobi

Dublin – Nairobi It was so awful saying goodbye to Mum and Dad. I’ve never been away from home for longer than 4 months, and never alone. I don’t know when I will… Continue reading

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