Posts filed in Sri Lanka 2013

Resolving the water issues

Posted Thursday September 03, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

Two 18 year old German girls have turned up to volunteer at S’s centre following A’s departure. Their mother also came to settle them in who was very glamorous and...

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Monkeys & Livestock

Posted Thursday August 27, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

I got to the caves and I was so glad I did. What is it about dry caves that preserves wall painting so well and just hundreds of Buddha statues...

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Esala Perahera

Posted Thursday August 20, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

Esala Perahera is supposed to be the big thing and rooms are gold dust so let’s hope it was worth the 5 hour bus journey. I haven’t seen elephants in...

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Exit interviews and Fisheries

Posted Thursday August 13, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

I was up at 4am to get the train back to Batticaloa this morning. I don’t use alarms – I just tell myself to wake up which usually works. I...

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Needs, challenges & opportunities in agriculture

Posted Thursday August 06, 2015 by Hazel Durbridge

The conference today was, ‘people’s priorities for reconciliation and the role of civil society’. It was quite nifty. It was tri-lingual and we had headphones that translated i.e. for me...

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