Freepost address for Tory HQ

Freepost address for Tory HQ   How and where to send your biased EU referendum brochure – if not where the sun don’t shine?!   Regardless of your opinion on the EU, it’s wrong for us to have forked out over £9 million to address David Cameron’s personal opinion – especially when the leave group were…

Coffee With A Conscience – in Nicaragua

Life Planning with Coffee   Café Luz has not only been a fortnightly haven of Wi-Fi and gorgeous food, it’s been an inspiration. The owner set up the coffee shop in 2007, with only nine wooden tables in an otherwise empty space. The vision was simple; to help make a difference to local communities.  …

Having a Bad Day?

  Having a Bad Day? (or even if it’s a good one…)   Two types of people walk this world; judgers and triers. Judgers, like online trolls, sit on the side lines and merely comment. Triers get out there and try to do things, try to make things happen, try to understand an issue, community group…

Domino Effect: Nicaragua

  Global Domino Effect Whilst taking shelter from a tropical storm, which turned our rural Nicaraguan village into a series of rivers, I didn’t believe the locals when they said there’d soon be no rain at all. Up until then, the Nicaragua I had fallen in love with was rich and green; fields and mountains…

Life after Hurricane Mitch

&nbsp: Life after a hurricane     A school is not a school without children, teachers, nor a roof. A house is certainly no home without a loving family living within.     This week, I had the eerie and humbling experience of exploring one of the thousands of communities affected by Hurricane Mitch; a…

Global Gay - Nicaragua Bus

Public bus rides to Esteli

  Public bus rides to Esteli   Two and a half hours standing, groins pressed tightly against each others, my leg nestles perfectly between the arse cheeks of a young guy whilst a large religious man stands before us preaching.   Peppa Pig is my only salvation. She stares at me intently, from the side…