In this, the third of my recollections of life as a VSO teacher among the Iban people of Sarawak, I have decided to write about celebrations and adventures. One of the things that all of the volunteers had to get used to, was that every festival, from every cultural and religious group, was celebrated and … Continue reading Celebrations and Adventures
So what happened over those first few weeks in Saratok. The journey to Saratok had been very wet indeed and that first week was the worst. Saratok was flooded and I imagined I would be perpetually trapped by floods and would not be able to eat properly because food would be hard to come by. … Continue reading Settling into Saratok: January 1979
So initially I was supposed to write about experience of learning about the digital world but I lost the will to live. I cant imagine anyone wants to hear about that so I decided to be totally selfish and start to write about bits of my life that I would like to remember and relish. … Continue reading My memories
So today I look at my security. I inspected my phone and the apps and tidied them up and checked the permissions. It was a useful process. I also found out I hadn’t published my last blog despite every attempt to do so…. I am clearly rather an amateur in this world. It asked my … Continue reading reviewing my security
So I have begun the digital journey. My name is Helen and I work in the Scottish Borders. I am nearing the end of what for me has been a fantastic career in the independent sector working to help people take control of their lives and to feel positive and powerful. Still a few more … Continue reading Getting control of who I am out there!