Mr C

Mr C had ten days in the new orphanage where the staff on the sick ward had quickly warmed to him. He was on the sick ward because he was tube fed and regularly needed suction. He was known to have an animated and happy personality and was quite easy to care for while he…

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Mr S

While in England, I received news of a sad nature that Mr S, who moved to the older boys’ home a couple of years back, had passed away in the night. It’s believed his struggles with secretions and his weakened heart complicated each other. It was heart-breaking to hear, but I had some peace due to a…

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Cinderella Trip

This year we didn’t do the annual Disney on Ice trip for 12 children, because the cost of the disability seating has been restricted to the higher ticket prices. It was a shame and clear that the children love it, because when the advert came on the TV many would look at me when I…

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Hot hot hot season

Thailand is experiencing a really, really hot season this year, which is that bit harder to bear as for the last two years I’ve been in the UK at this time. Those who came on study tours with 1Step2Step previously keep mentioning that they are missing the cool UK weather. Conversation is all about the…

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One busy day in many

In a week of lots of extra requests and tasks, I want to tell you about today, which was possibly one of the busiest days this year. However, I was blessed to have had a volunteer arrive for the week. Liz, who was formerly a volunteer for the Huahin holiday last August and who looked…

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