¬†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 ūüėČ

When we decided to go to Cambodia I wanted to understand¬†the history a bit better, especially¬†the genocide in the 70ies that led to the loss of lives of millions of innocent Cambodians. I came across the book ‘First they killed my father‚Äô, written by Laung Ung, who as a child witnessed the horrific brutality of Read More →

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 →

We are incredibly excited about going to live and work in a new country, but we will also be leaving a lot of good things behind. Everyone knows I have fallen in love with England over the years (that still doesn‚Äôt mean I am supporting England in the worldcup though!). But reflecting on the seven 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 →