Megan’s Journey – Book Competition

Megan’s Journey – Book Competition

How to explain the death of pets to young children. How do you explain to young children that their pet has died? Coping with the grief of losing a pet yourself is so difficult, add to that the confusion from children about where their beloved Rover has gone and...
Playing football in the desert:Azraq Refugee Camp

Playing football in the desert:Azraq Refugee Camp

I’m looking forward to sharing an in depth¬†post about the Syrian people we met, their stories and the challenges they face in a new country in Jordan but as I am editing the images from my week I just had to share one little more¬†storyof joy that we found at the...
Jordan:Wednesday. Heartbreakers.

Jordan:Wednesday. Heartbreakers.

Today has been the longest day. A 4 hour drive into the desert to visit Azraq Refugee camp. The slight thrill of seeing signposts to Iraq and Syria and waving at the Jordanian army team rushing to a border incident faded very quickly when this little guy reached out...
Jordan:Tuesday. Friendships amidst adversity

Jordan:Tuesday. Friendships amidst adversity

Today we met with real poverty and despair. We heard stories that I cannot repeat. We were uplifted by friendships amidst the most extreme adversity. We travelled north from Amman this morning and spent the day meeting with two very different families. One family had...
Monday morning:Jordan

Monday morning:Jordan

It’s a cool crisp Monday morning in the town of Irbid in northern Jordan. Around me a sea of quiet children, seated in rows of desks, heads bent over paper and pencil. Classes in English, Arabic and Maths are underway with Jordanian and Syrian students from ages...