News - November 2009

News from Bethlehem 9

Posted in Blog on 27th November 2009

This week has been very busy indeed. It is a Muslim holiday here at the moment, so the schools are closed until Tuesday next week. To compensate for missed days, we have made up some sessions over the past few days, and will be trying to ensure everything is tied... Read on

News from Bethlehem 8

Posted in Blog on 22nd November 2009

Hannah: Yesterday we celebrated the 60th birthday of the SOS organization and we had a great day! The children all went away for a picnic with the SOS school whilst at the village we gathered with the mothers, the aunts, all the people who work for SOS Bethlehem... Read on

News from Bethlehem 7

Posted in Blog on 19th November 2009

The weather is now well and truly British! The clear skies at night mean that it is quite chilly here now, and Hannah is feeling the lack of enough warm clothes! Fortunately, I bought a lovely warm shawl in Jerusalem and a couple of scarves, so may be able to... Read on

News from Bethlehem 6

Posted in Blog on 16th November 2009

Hannah: After a superb midway break in Jerusalem we are back at the SOS Village and eager to continue the project. Jerusalem is fantastic; we spent most our time in the old town which combines hundreds of market stalls with some of the most interesting and beautiful... Read on

Photos from Bethlehem

Posted in Blog on 16th November 2009

Paul, Liz, Claire and HannahLiz in a session at SOS schoolHannah plays clarinet in her free time at the Village.Here are - Bethlehem Sweets! Read on

News from Bethlehem 5

Posted in Blog on 14th November 2009

I cannot believe this last week has gone so quickly and we are almost half way through the project! We have had a great week of sessions at the village and in the school which Liz will go into further detail at the end of this blog! Having walked home from School... Read on

News from Bethlehem 4

Posted in Blog on 8th November 2009

It’s 8th November, a warm Sunday evening, and we’ve now completed the first week of Music as Therapy sessions. We’re very pleased with the way things are going, and are beginning to be able to use the individual styles of the trainees to inform the activities... Read on

News from Bethlehem 3

Posted in Blog on 5th November 2009

Every day in Bethlehem brings some fantastic new experiences. Our timetables are sorted for the Music as Therapy training sessions and we are thrilled with the SOS staff that we will be working with. It fills us with confidence to be working with such enthusiastic... Read on

News from Bethlehem 2

Posted in Blog on 1st November 2009

BLOG 2Hannah and I have now had the chance to really settle in here in the Village, and feel part of the family.Unfortunately the meetings we set up to sort out the sessions and training have had to be changed for various reasons, so we now have 2 meetings tomorrow... Read on

News from Bethlehem 1

Posted in Blog on 1st November 2009

Liz and I arrived in Tel Aviv on Saturday 24th October and have been in Bethlehem now for four days. In some ways it does feel like we have been here for much longer however, in others I think it is only just sinking in. We have experienced a wealth of new things... Read on

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