Category Archives: Volunteering Tales

So after lots of very special goodbyes, many a sad tear, loads of packing, vaccinations and cleaning it is time to leave Bedford now. Our next entry will be from Cambodia, but our first stop will be Malaysia for a well deserved week’s holiday. We will see you next year some time and until then លាហើយ and good bye! Closing the door to Read More →

There are boxes everywhere in our house, therefore I can’t find any of my clothes and what on earth am I supposed to take with me living in a country such as Cambodia anyway? Light clothes I guess and nothing too valuable. The airline limit is 25kg and for six months this is not much at all. But after 3 Read More →

 Before leaving for Cambodia we also wanted to say Auf Wiedersehen to our German friends and family. Our farewell parties were awesome. We went out in Dortmund with my friends from uni and in my hometown we had a few drinks with family and some very dear friends I still know from school. Thanks guys Read More →

DFID leaving lunch David & Peter being silly   MoJ boys are handsome   …but DFID girls are better 😉

So now our placements have been confirmed we need to start organising our move abroad. I really forgot how much there is to do when you are temporarily moving to a different country, especially a developing country. It has been 7 years since I have last done it last and then I only moved to a Read More →

So over the past months the organisation 2Way Development has been working hard to find us a suitable voluntary placement and to prepare us for our stay. It looks like 2Way has found us the perfect jobs starting in October. We will be going to: CAMBODIA! We are so excited and on 19th October we will be moving to Phnom Read More →

This blog is for our friends and family who would like to know what Chris and I are up to over the next year. Why? After almost 7 years in England we are taking a break. Not from eachother of course, but a break from the rat-race in London. We are going to spend the next year or Read More →