Author Archives: Caroline

Safari!

I’m now back in the (freezing) UK and can finally upload this blog entry I wrote about my safari trip (thanks BT Wifi)…  I can’t believe it’s been a week since I was on safari, time here is flying and … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend!

Sunday was Valentine’s Day and also my Birthday!! Coincidentally it was also the 4th Anniversary of the opening of Resurrection Charity Shop so a little party had already been planned for the evening! Chocolate Brownie Birthday Cake from Cafe de la Creme … Continue reading

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Joburg Zoo!

After the quiet excitement of the silent retreat weekend, the last few days have been unexpectedly emotional and tricky at times, which I’m putting down to the usual backlash of having had a great time spiritually at the weekend. In … Continue reading

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Peace, quiet (and mosquitoes)

We’re back from our silent retreat on the Vaal River. It was a pleasant break from the noisiness of living with 18 children (who are actually not that noisy at the moment as most of them are playing quietly.) I … Continue reading

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Ssssh… RETREAT!

So tomorrow afternoon a small group of us are heading off to a Franciscan Retreat Centre near the Vaal River somewhere South of Joburg for a silent retreat weekend. After living with the crazy cute (but loud) children for a … Continue reading

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Heatwave!

I know it’s the middle of Summer here, and so technically I should expect it to be hot, but this week especially I’ve been hit by just how hot it is here (an oppressive 30-32 degrees in the day and … Continue reading

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Highlights week 1

I’ve actually been here for over 10 days now but haven’t got round to updating my blog yet. It’s been an action-packed week or so and I’ve loved every minute of it! Highlights so far: The children. There’s been a … Continue reading

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