Hello Everyone, To all those who read my blogs at home, I apologise for not posting anything in so long. To be completely truthful, I am a bit worn out, and I’ve never quite gotten back into my writing these last two months (I also worried my writing had grown stale). That said, it was a … More All is Well!
My thought last week was about kayaking, so I thought it would only be fitting to discuss the other Wednesday activity today: High Ropes. Now this class was one of the most successful classes I have ever seen up on this course. In the first element Charlie and I did we had every single kid … More High Ropes
As most of you know, I was out kayaking yesterday, and even in the rain it is one of my favorite activities here at FACT. It came to the point in the session where we brought out the multicolored balls and Alex let me distribute them around the salt pool. Each team goes out … More Thought for the day
I’ve been thinking a lot about my next steps, beyond my time at FACT. Yesterday I spent even more time thinking, reflecting, and planning about these next steps, but they more often than not leave me confused, lost, and more than anything frustrated. I’m working my way through a book right now by NYT columnist … More Wednesday Thought
A new week and a new group here on board. These particular kids come from one of the less affluent boroughs of London. The school is known for its ability to handle special needs, particularly autism, and we have a couple of them with us this week. More on that later. Our introductory routine with the groups … More New Week New Group
The theme for church last night was “joys and sorrows” with corresponding bible passage about Lazarus. On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. 18 Now Bethany was less than two miles[b] from Jerusalem, 19 and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss … More Joys and Sorrows
I didn’t make it to London this weekend, but I had some great fun here in Tollesbury. I figured that the weather here was too good to pass up. I got in a good sail yesterday, and even went for a swim with SJ and Anna (indoors guys, I will not brave the river any … More Local Fun