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Ethio-Pictures – Photographic Exhibition

We have a photo exhibition at Blackhall Library now on. It runs from 16th to 30th April. It’s in the lobby as you enter the library. And of course it’s free!! Lots of photos of life in Ethiopia from our … Continue reading

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VSO Campaign Continues!

I was interviewed recently for the lastest VSO campaign. Here are some videos which talk about the whole VSO experience. One focuses a bit more on the process for educationalists from Scotland and the other one is for teachers in … Continue reading

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VSO Edinburgh – Returned Volunteers Talk

On Friday night we gave a talk about our experiences to the VSO Edinburgh Group. It was a great evening – lots of discussion and sharing of experiences in true VSO style. We managed to get our 9000+ pictures of … Continue reading

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Article In Highland Life!

We have now had an article published in the December issue of Highland Life. I might be popping up in other articles soon as part of the latest VSO campaign. Enjoy!

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RV Conference

In October it was the Returned Volunteers Conference in Harborne Hall in Birmingham. It was very nostalgic to be back in the place where we originally trained pre-Ethiopia. It was a very useful and enjoyable weekend – a lot of … Continue reading

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Food!

Today is Blog Action Day, so we have decided to write a little bit about this year’s topic – food! Since coming back to the UK from Ethiopia we have definitely noticed the massive differences when it comes to food, … Continue reading

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Meet VSO

On Monday and Wednesday of this week we made presentations at the ‘Meet VSO’ events in Edinburgh. This is a chance for potential volunteers to come and find out if VSO is for them. We had a good turnout and … Continue reading

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