Classical music in aid of CRESS

Flyer 4th March Cress UK

Bringing classical music to your doorstep in aid of CRESS – 4th March 2017 Come and join us for the 2017 Concert Series Premier. Listen as London based Artistes, Alexandra Frazer, Harriet Mulchrone and John Holland-Avery entertain you with classics through the ages. Singing songs and arias from The Renaissance...

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The impact on CRESS

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The situation in South Sudan and impact on CRESS Many of you will already be aware of the situation in South Sudan, now one of the most dangerous countries for aid workers.  Daily we hear from our team and pray for them as they risk their own lives to carry...

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Christmas in a refugees settlement


My Dear Reader, I spent the last Christmas in Rhino Camp Refugees Settlement, North Uganda. It is not particularly a place really fit for human settlement but because one is a refugee it becomes far better than one’s own country! Rhino Camp is situated North West of Uganda along the...

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From crimes to genocide


Before the signing of the Peace Agreement, we were talking about crimes, after the signing of the Peace Agreement, we are now talking about genocide unfolding in South Sudan. The chaos goes on seemingly unabated in South Sudan. Public affairs Editor Paul Busharizi sat down with human rights and governance expert Dr...

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Last day before Caroline heads home

Airport Guest House

Last day! Another cool night and morning – guests come and go in this simple guest house but the staff are good and the place is quiet with a number of missionaries also using it. Yesterday the three of us (myself, Fred and Joseph) spent the day at Lake Victoria...

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Latest news from Uganda

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This comes from Uganda – I sit typing and Joseph and Fred sit with their Coca-Colas watching the big screen of some African Football game – they are very happy. This morning when I woke up at Emmanuel’s house I thought more about the service yesterday and the hidden messages...

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A long Sunday for Caroline

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  I am fairly sure if I asked anyone of you to guess how long the service lasted today (Sunday 15th January 2017) you would get it WRONG! At the end, even the Africans and the charming Bishop of Lomega said it was too long. I am going to send...

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A bonkers African day

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Well today was one of those “bonkers African days’ as Adrian likes to call them! It is now 8.30pm and I am finally back lying on my bed typing – there are over 100 people in this house ready for tomorrow so the ear plugs later and my iPod are...

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Update from Caroline – Friday 13 January

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Another early start from the lovely guest house. The faithful Patrick was there with his car at 6.15am and we set off for the MAF airstrip – the usual peaceful airstrip in the middle of a very poor area of Uganda. A truly beautiful drive there as Africa wakes up...

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