Tag Archives: Bethany Neave

VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: 75% of the kids at one school I visited were AIDS orphans!

24th day – 9 new schools! Today we travelled very far, like really far! Naomi was driving, Michael came with us too and Wilson and me were in the back.  We got up very early, packed the car and were … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Bethany’s last week in Swaziland

Here is a photo of Bethany taking over the “company bike” so she can get back and forth from Sondzelas Backpackers situated in the Mlilwane National Park for her last week on her volunteer rugby coaching placement.   For more … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Tom Gray’s first week rugby coaching

I arrived in Swaziland on Monday afternoon after a long journey from Edinburgh.  I was greeted at the airport by Wilson, one of the coaches who made to feel very welcome. At the SKRUM offices I met Michael, Linda and … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Bethany Neave – Preparing the Christmas Shop

The shop is coming along nicely now and all the painting is well on its way to being finished. The rollers that we have to use in the shop are shit  – there is no other word for it – … Continue reading

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VOLUNTEER BLOG IN SWAZILAND: Bethany Neave – Day 15 of Swaziland experience

  I finally arose from my bed at nearly 12 and I did not look good, at all!  Linda and Michael’s  words were ‘you look like shit’!   This may seem harsh but I really did!  I felt bad as … Continue reading

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Bethany Neave – 7th day – National Training

After getting up and getting ready, I was informed that Malindi was nowhere to be seen and had not turned up for work.  This being said, this meant I was told I would have to drive the Kia SKRUM truck! … Continue reading

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Bethany Neave – 6th day – Coach Naomi’s birthday

Monday, 24 September 2012 After waking up and getting dressed, I was informed that today was Naomi’s birthday!  A couple of days ago she was talking to me about how once a year she actually dresses like a woman with … Continue reading

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