Posts tagged with vso

Sri Lanka January 2013

Posted Tuesday February 28, 2017 by Hazel Durbridge

Happy New Year! Friends sent such kind words of support and sympathy over my splitting with FP, imagining Christmas would be awful, but actually it wasn’t. The children were all...

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downsizing May 2011

Posted Tuesday December 27, 2016 by Hazel Durbridge

I am downsizing. I got a job last week. I am having to swallow hard and remind myself that I am downsizing because the salary is about a third of...

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Back in England April 2011

Posted Thursday December 22, 2016 by Hazel Durbridge

The first 2 months back in England were really just taken up with visiting family – Edinburgh, Wales, Wiltshire, Bordeaux, London – and friends, who aren’t quite so widely flung....

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preparing to leap

Posted Tuesday December 13, 2016 by Hazel Durbridge

I underestimated the level of emotional withdrawal needed to take a leap. VSO wrote to offer me a placement as Institutional Development Advisor to Bogo Council in the north of...

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Dealing with uncertain process

Posted Tuesday December 06, 2016 by Hazel Durbridge

This whole VSO process is much slower than you probably think.  I still have 2-3 training week-ends and must pass a rigorous medical and will not be going until January...

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