Entries by Kolkata

Two weddings and a Sports Day

Dear friends thank you for again reading our blog, we hope you enjoy this post, although it will be slightly shorter than many of our previous ones. We were really excited after our holiday to get back to school, it was great to get back on the school bus and see all the children’s smiling […]

Kelhi on tour!

Dear friends, we hope that we can share with you a little of the joy that we felt from this holiday, we all came back refreshed and ready to face the second half of our time here with a smile after enjoying our rest and time together. Our holiday started with us catching the overnight […]

Christmas Festivities!

Dear friends, we hope you all had a very enjoyable and merry Christmas, we certainly did. We hope you will find this final blog post of the year interesting and we would like to wish you all a very happy new year. Although very busy, as usual, we have found some chances to enjoy ourselves […]

Erin’s reflections…

Over the last three months, I have planned lessons, played games with children, fed infants, navigated my way across many busy roads (with a few close calls I must admit!) and learnt a lot about a very different culture. I have learnt that Kolkata is a place full of people ready and willing to welcome […]


Hello everyone! Christmas is rapidly approaching which means we are coming up to half way through our time in Kolkata. We’ve decided to each give you a little insight into what we’ve noticed, learned and been taught by God so far and this week it’s Emily’s turn! Make sure you check our blog page a […]

Tips, trips and extra bits

Dear friends, we thank you for your continued support and prayer, we hope you enjoy reading this blog post and that we are able to give you a little additional taste of the city as well as our work. At the school, GNCEM, we now understand more about what is expected of us and know […]

“A smile generates a smile”

Dear friends, welcome to our second blog post from India, we wanted to say an especial thank you for all the support and kindness from all you folk back home, as well as thanking you for taking the time to read our latest blog post. It is terribly long because we have been so busy […]