I am back fighting fit, and so much to tell!!

Hi everyone There have been many occurrences  since my last blog, needless to say not really disastrous. I have been ill as many of you know as detailed in my last blog.  The cough has only just died off.  But during that time my laptop died, the night of an electric storm here, not sure if that was…
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What a few days!

Hi everyone I am just about OK now to tell you all about my massive adventure over the last 4 days.  Now I am safe and back at school I will commence. I left Besishahar on Saturday 19th February to start my 4 day adventure!   I trekked up to the bus and managed to catch a…
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A quiet day

Hi Everyone Schools out for 5 days.  So here I am having a day off before I get the bus to Kathmandu tomorrow. I have cleaned my little home, done my washing (by hand of course), washed out the shower bathroom, swept my floor with the broom, tided up. Why did all this take so…
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Interesting results!

Hi everyone Things are going pretty well here. I have managed to make some inroads into the schooling system here.  After a long time I have persuaded the Headmaster to open the library.  This result was great for me. I achieved this by taking some of the bored children out of their morning English lessons…
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End of trip and where I am now

Hi Everyone The end o f my trip to our villages was actually event less, well there were no panics. We trekked down to the bus at about 7.30 on the morning of leaving.  The weather was good and it was a an easy trek to the bus just about an hour.  We got the bus…
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Not the end of the trip yet

Hi Everyone again, I hope to take you towards the final leg of my visit to our remote villages in the Himalayan region of Lamjung. Further visit consisted of see and the land for Ramans house and also seeing Raman.  I saw him by chance when I was trekking back on my own to the…
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Second part of my trip.

Hi everyone It took about and one and a half hours to arrive in Banhundanda where we stayed.  This was the quickest that I have done this trek.  I have to say though the weather was good, it is harder to trek in wet weather.  When we arrived we were greeted well.  We stayed at…
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So much to tell part 1

Hi Everyone Yes so much to tell.  I don’t want to bore everyone so will try and make this as short as possible and to the point. I am back from my mountains trip and ready to teach again at Bhu Pu School.  Very lucky today though as yet another festival day, so no school…
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Just before I go to our Villages

Hi Everyone I have been awake since 4am today, as I went to bed at about 8.30 feeling so tired.  I had a fall yesterday over a rock coming back from the village area, the rock was enormous and I was looking up and did not see it.  I was not hurt at all, but…
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Teaching is hard here

Hi everyone I am enjoying my experiences here.  The teaching is so hard, not just lack of facilities but teaching children in a class sometimes of 43 that are mixed ability is no joke.  The background noise is so difficult to teach in plus the big classes and mixed ability, well my voice gives out…
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