Category Archives: Thoughts from Sierra Leone

Posts made from Sierra Leone during our visit in 2010

Update – the final day, 19th February added

Sorry for the delay, but I’ve finally got the write up for our last day uploaded!

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Update – 18th February

I’ve just updated the post regarding the 18th February – it now has our recollections to go along with the photos!

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Saturday 6th February

Just updated the post for this day on our recent visit to Sierra Leone. To read it and see the photos click here.

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19th February: Meeting Ministers & Wives, the new offices at Lady Selina’s and Saying Goodbye…

The last day! Time always does funny things on a visit like this. After the first few days it felt as if we’d been here for years – we’d packed so many experiences in on the journey here alone! Then … Continue reading

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18th February: Fogbo, Manalo, Makomba School, Makoibundu, Magbafti, St. Stephens Rokel

The last day of standard visits, an a day that threatened on paper to be hideously long! Not only did we have the five originally planned visits to make, but we also gained one during Conference when Reuben realised that … Continue reading

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Hot, hot, hot

Yesterday at one point the temperature hit 107 degrees farenheit according to the thermometer in the car. Thats 41 degrees centigrade, the hottest I’ve ever knowingly experienced…

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17th February: Foofoo Water, Fabaina, Songo Loko & Christ Church Hastings

On the way out, I attempted to reconfirm our flights on my mobile – I got this unlocked befor leaving so that I could by a local sim card. Last time here I didn’t have the luxury of Skype and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th February: Bureh Town, Tombo, Tissana, Bethel Cole Town, St. Mark’s Waterloo & TECT

This was always going to be a long day… It started with a phone call from Francis to tell us he would be late; he was stuck in traffic in Lumley. This was bad news. We had quite a few … Continue reading

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Monday 15th February: Wellington, Allen Town, TECT, Mongegba, ‘Car Accident’

Today has been a varied day of on the one hand heart-stopping beauty, human vision and care and on the other desperate lives and attempted cons. We started off heading to a church called Wellington. This I had been looking … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th February: Lady Selina’s Chapel, Freetown & Lumley Craft Market

Today would be the last chance to have a bit of time to ourselves before what looks like a somewhat manic week. This morning we headed into Freetown for a service at Lady Selina’s Chapel, where Rev. Lauretta Marah is … Continue reading

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