Tag Archives: A Rocha

A landmark event

Last weekend saw a significant event at Courmettes. As we’ve probably mentioned elsewhere in these blogs, Courmettes was bought for the Protestant church in France in the 1920s. It is pretty much agreed that it never really became the church … Continue reading

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A quick trip to Cyprus

Last week saw Chris’s much anticipated trip to Cyprus so these are some comments from him. There is a major environmental problem in Cyprus to do with migrating birds. Unlike Malta where they are merely shot indiscriminately, there still exists … Continue reading

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Congregating at Courmettes

For us this week was dominated by four days of meetings up at Les Courmettes, with a gathering of many people from A Rocha, including founders Peter and Miranda Harris, and Paul Jeanson, whose vision and determination has driven the … Continue reading

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A new month

September has come to the French Riviera and the world has changed. The children have gone back to school, but more importantly the tourists have vanished. Rather like those times when you have somewhat awkward and demanding guests to stay … Continue reading

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Four weeks in Provence

Strange to say this Friday marks our fourth week here. It’s been a week of various achievements. It’s been Chris’s first real week of A Rocha work and he’s been emailing lots of people and trying to work out what … Continue reading

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Less than ten weeks to go

Time for a bit of an update! Things are moving with an increasing and sometimes unnerving speed. We currently plan to leave the UK in the second week of July so that we will reach Courmettes before the big national … Continue reading

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A new blog

It is hard to believe that it is now only four months before we move to the south of France to work to work as volunteers with the Christian conservation organisation A Rocha. There is still lots to do in preparation, … Continue reading

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