Monthly Archives: February 2016

3 November 2015

Got up early – 5am Zambian time and that is 3am in England….in fact Claire was up at 3am Zambian tine which is which 1am in England – a record for Claire. Went on a 4 hour morning drive through … Continue reading

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2 November 2015

We took a taxi from Chipata up to Luangwa, and a good road has been built since Chris was last here in 2012. The journey only took two hours but it previously used to take twice or three times that … Continue reading

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1 November 2015

It is Sunday so then we went to church. The Chipata Evangelical Church Family Centre is run by Pastor Geoffrey and his wife Martha. When we arrived the worship and set up teams were at work – familiar Vineyard Church … Continue reading

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31 October 2015

A dawn raid on the DIY shop to get more materials for the pre school building. They handled our order like a well oiled machine. One chap took our order, another got the items out of the store, another wrote … Continue reading

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30 October 2015

Those who know Victoria well know that she likes to have scrambled egg on toast for lunch at the Vineyard Centre. There is not much chance of this here because our activities mean we generally eat fast on the move. … Continue reading

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29 October 2015

This is Victoria’s first visit to Africa and she is adapting pretty well. There are a number of things you have to get used to here: 1. The heat – hence the sun hats and we drink lots of water … Continue reading

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28 October 2015

Halleluia for Isaiah has foretold the coming of Victoria’s luggage – which is apparently now waiting for her at Lilongwe airport in Malawi. This involves a 200 mile round trip in the pick up truck including two border crossings, but … Continue reading

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27 October 2015

When we stopped on the road in from Malawi to buy some mangos, Chris made the mistake of saying to Stephen, “See how many mangos you can buy for $5” The bag of mangos we have is HUGE and we … Continue reading

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Back on The Turf!

Well it’s good to be back in Zambia. This visit is by Chris, Claire and Victoria and we have travelled a circuitous route to get here via South Africa and Malawi. The journey almost never started when Chris was pulled … Continue reading

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6 July 2014

Dear Church Family What a momentous week in our life – the Carnival (we’re expecting to hear we won first place for both float AND the bacon sarnies!) and now Michael and Tuti’s wedding.  It’s not only your sort of … Continue reading

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