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ALL CHANGE AGAIN  Posted on 11/27/2012
A Change Is Gonna ComeIt's been over 6 months since I even thought about the blog, let alone add a new post. Work's been busy. I've travelled quite a bit. And I celebrated the start of my 3rd year in Moldova working for...
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THIS IS WHAT WE DO  Posted on 05/08/2012
One LifeOn Friday 4 May 2012, Hospice Angelus hosted its 3rd Annual Charity Ball - "A Night At The Movies". I'll write a full post about it later when I have access to all the photos and final figures but I wanted to share...
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EASTER IN THE VILLAGE  Posted on 04/16/2012
Never Again‘Hristos a inviat’ means ‘Christ is Risen’ in Romanian and it takes over the usual greeting of ‘Buna Ziua’ as of today for 40 days. Yesterday, the Eastern Orthodox Church all over the world...
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AE FOND KISS  Posted on 02/21/2012
Ae Fond KissOur first fundraising event of 2012 was a truly Scottish affair with Hospice Angelus staging the first ever Burns Supper in Moldova. Sixty of our friends and supporters gathered at Vintage Art and Lounge Cafe in Chisinau to...
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POSITIVE EXPERIENCES  Posted on 02/21/2012
Smile Like You Mean ItSince the start of January, we’ve had a lot of positive things happening at the hospice. The first is a partnership with an organisation called OM which has generously been supplying us with food packages to...
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RUNNING BEAR  Posted on 11/07/2011
Running Up That HillOn October 9 2010, I arrived in Bucharest, Romania to start my new job as part of the Hospices of Hope organisation. The night before, I was out in London with some friends and while in a restaurant, some very...
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IT'S ALL OVER THE FRONT PAGE  Posted on 09/28/2011
Road RageWell, I guess in a city with hundreds of drivers who have no concept of road courtesy or in some cases, legitimately earned driving licences, my time to have a run-in with another driver was inevitable. On a daily basis I scream...
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KILLER DRAFT  Posted on 08/18/2011
The Wind That Shakes The BarleyThere's a phenomenon known over here in Eastern Europe known as 'curent'. More lethal than smoking, more dangerous than a polar bear with toothache and more deadly than a bite on the arse from...
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CHANGE  Posted on 08/15/2011
A Change Is Gonna ComeEvery time I have thought about my blog recently, I’ve tried to think of something different to do. Procrastinating is my favourite activity and since school I’ve been a world champion at it. As I’ve...
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  • guild
    guild 09 March 2011 23:28:00


  • guild
    guild 05 February 2011 18:20:08

    Hi John,
    How is life treating you in Moldova ?
    Should be back over in April.

  • perthboy21
    perthboy21 04 February 2011 08:49:44

    Looking forward to seeing you in the next couple of months Grahame. All good here, things are going well with work. Let us know when you're here next, John

  • guild
    guild 30 January 2011 22:59:08

    Hi John

    How are you enjoying life in Moldova.
    Hopefully be back in March or April.
    Keep in touch


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