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’, 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’t 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 →