Prodogal*

*Deliberate misspelling of the word prodigal I spent many delightful hours of my youth in the park. Happy afternoons were often spent lounging on the grass with my friends, eating cones of chips and Ben & Jerry's ice cream. One such day, on a pleasant spring afternoon, I had a phone call from my Mum …

Uganda A-Z

Some years ago I heard of a family who would all write their 'A-Z' on the way home at the end of every holiday and trip. The idea is the find one word for each letter which encapsulates some element of the trip. It's fun to look back on because you include details which you …

Uganda: Giving stuff

As I mentioned previously, we each brought about 30kg of luggage with us! Emirates is very generous in it's baggage allowance, and so we all carried 10kg of personal luggage and 20kg of suitcases and stuff given by the people of Formby. Donations from St Peter's Church and pencil cases from Trinity St Peter's School …