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Peru’s Andean Songbird

Yma Sumac, the suprano known as the Peruvian Songbird for her vast vocal range, has died at the age of 86. Famed for her modern versions of South American folk music, Sumac died of colon cancer in Los Angeles, where she had lived for 60 years, an aide said.  Yma Sumac stunned audiences with her […]

Peru’s Andean Songbird

Yma Sumac, the suprano known as the Peruvian Songbird for her vast vocal range, has died at the age of 86. Famed for her modern versions of South American folk music, Sumac died of colon cancer in Los Angeles, where she had lived for 60 years, an aide said.  Yma Sumac stunned audiences with her […]

Obama Musical opened Yesterday

This weekend saw the opening of ‘Obama the musical’ in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Kenya’s love for Obama stems from his Kenyan father and this can be seen and heard in the form of chants, songs and t-shirts. Even a beer has been named after him! The musical is ‘hotly awaited’ and after much […]

Obama Musical opened Yesterday

This weekend saw the opening of ‘Obama the musical’ in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Kenya’s love for Obama stems from his Kenyan father and this can be seen and heard in the form of chants, songs and t-shirts. Even a beer has been named after him! The musical is ‘hotly awaited’ and after much […]

Funky Fish Night Club

I have that friday feeling and apparently the place to be seen is Funky Fish in Brighton.  I have been told that not only does it play loads of James Brown but it also holds Salsa dance classes.  Our in office Salsa King Jon Jon loves to get down and crack out some smooth moves. […]

Kenyan Children welcoming Questers

A trip down memory lane… Many summers ago our first Kenya Water Relief Team visited the school in the Mbuani district to construct a water tank and plant mango trees so the kids had year-round fresh supplies of fruit and water. In return the kids hosted a ‘Thank you Ceremony’ and sang and played with […]

Man Flu an epedemic!!!!

The worst thing in the world… “MAN FLU”!!! is sweeping through the office like a forest fire. It’s awful the male contingent in the office are dropping like flies and getting any sympathy from females is like getting blood from a stone. Why is it that they fail to appreciate the severity of the illness. […]

Clowning Around in Peru

Volunteer Zoe has just arrived at our project at Villa Maria in Lima, Peru. She will be staying for 9 months, helping out at our school there as well as working on the construction and recreation projects. The question is though, will she ever tire of the pranks from local clown Lucho (dancing with her […]