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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Showing compassion

Today I was involved in a moment that left me wondering, “Is compassion innate and built into our being or learnt?” It’s a standard nature versus nurture question. I hear you all thinking, “Oooh, what could have made Nicola go all philosopher on us?” Well let me tell you. On the ward where I work…

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