Category Archives: Preparations

Preparations for the visit to Sierra Leone in 2010

Next Post Sierra Leone!

Just downing a final cup of coffee before Tim arrives and we head over to Heathrow! Next time you hear from us, all being well, we should be there! Not encouraging gambling, but anyone want to bet on how long … Continue reading

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Tagged | 2 Comments

The night before!

More or less packed and just under the weight limit (luggage not me) Feeling a tad nervous to be honest but mixed with great excitement and the need to know that Jesus promised never to leave us wherever we are! … Continue reading

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Leave a comment

Malarone

Today is a day for frantic packing and last minute arrangements. Took my first Malarone tablet today. Malarone is an anti-malarial pill which we need need to take daily now until after a week of being back. Malaria is a … Continue reading

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Conference

The first week of our visit will be mainly taken up with their denomination Conference at which I am giving a talk on Tuesday. I’ve just received the programme from Reuben, click on the pictures to see what’s going on: … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Preparations, SL Visit 2010, SLM News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

I love it when a plan comes together

The revised – although I am sure by no means final – timetable has been added to the site. You can see it here. I note that all of a sudden the weather is returning to its usual pattern of … Continue reading

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Money, money, money…

Ordered my travel money this morning. The official currency of Sierra Leone is the Leone with £1 = approx. Le5,800. The Leone is a closed currency, you can’t obtain them, or take them out of the country. Although we could … Continue reading

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Tagged | Leave a comment

thanks!

Thanks to all the Church family for a great send off this morning. your prayers and support are a great blessing and encouragement – and some of you are even reading the blog!!

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Tagged | Leave a comment

This time next week…

It just hit me that in a weeks time we will have already checked in at Heathrow and be passing a couple of hours in the departure area… Suddenly it feels like there is an awful lot to do in … Continue reading

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Travel Guide Special Offer

In an earlier post (Sierra Leone Travel Guide) I mentioned the Bradt travel guide to Sierra Leone. They have very generously allowed us to reproduce some information from the guide in our Voice magazine and have offered all readers of … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, Preparations, SL Visit 2010, SLM News | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Rain!?!

In an idle moment last night I hit the red button on my T.V. and looked up the weather in Freetown. Much to my surprise it predicted heavy rain over the first half of the week! This caught me by … Continue reading

Posted in Preparations, SL Visit 2010 | Tagged , | Leave a comment