Posts tagged with sri-lanka

what I learnt as a VSO volunteer

Posted Tuesday April 25, 2017 by Hazel Durbridge

I offered to give a talk to my church group about what I learnt as a VSO volunteer. As I will eventually remove my blog posts and leave just the...

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my departure is imminent March 2013

Posted Monday March 13, 2017 by Hazel Durbridge

My passport is currently at the Sri Lankan Embassy, I’ve handed in my notice and the departure date is provisionally set for 30th March. House, horse and car are sorted...

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A summary of my vso experience

Posted Sunday March 06, 2016 by Hazel Durbridge

I offered to give a talk summary of my vso experience to my church group. As I will eventually remove my blog posts and leave just the ebooks on the...

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I have an impact on stray dogs in Batticaloa

Posted Sunday November 30, 2014 by Hazel Durbridge

Stray dogs are a big issue in Sri Lanka although local people don’t generally bother about them. Of course I know humans are more important, but I had a chance...

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Arriving to a new culture

Posted Friday September 05, 2014 by Hazel Durbridge

30.01.2013 There was a bit of drama at the airport because my baggage was overweight by 8 kilos, but we sorted it by taking laptop 2 on as hand luggage...

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My room in Colombo