Day 16-21: Safari and final days in Uganda

So that’s it – after an entire year of preparation, my African adventure is over. The final few days of my trip were the best by far, and I can’t believe how quickly the time went. I felt like I’d only just arrived, but equally I was so used to the lifestyle I felt likeContinue reading “Day 16-21: Safari and final days in Uganda”

Day 9-15: Gorilla trekking across Uganda

The second week of my African adventure has flown by, and I can’t believe the experiences I’ve had in the past few days and that I only have another few left. But yesterday I actually came face to face with an endangered mountain gorilla! Here’s what I’ve been up to since completing the East AfricanContinue reading “Day 9-15: Gorilla trekking across Uganda”

Day 1-8: Building a playground in Uganda

It’s day 8 of my Ugandan adventure and finally, after more than a week of no electricity, let alone internet, I’ve finished my project with East African Playgrounds!¬†Have a read of what I’ve been up to so far (oh, and Andy says hi).

Sian runs a half marathon

So here we are. If you’re reading this, you’ve met me on the other side. My aches and pains have (almost) faded away and I’m finally feeling a little more human. At the weekend I managed to tick off a huge item on my bucket list – I ran the Shakespeare Half Marathon in Stratford!Continue reading “Sian runs a half marathon”

Sian goes to Uganda

This blog post has been brewing for a few months now, and I can’t believe that I’m actually, finally writing it. Suddenly this feels extremely real. So here’s my big announcement: over summer 2015, I am going to Uganda to volunteer with East African Playgrounds¬†(EAP). And I really, really need your help to do this.