Mid-week. I need to see an osteopath as I am finding it painful to walk today. Something feels out of synch in my lower back. Normally I would see one regularly in the UK. The unwelcome result of following Jane Fonda workouts in my thirties. I am given the number of the one and… Continue reading Clunk, Click, Clean and Craft
Friday On Patrol with Derrick and Lestroy. At the entrance gate to the local low-price supermarket, Bargain Centre, Lestroy talks to a barefoot guy who’s wearing rolled up dark trousers and a torn tee shirt. He has a speech impediment and probable mental health issues. Later, we meet A, a young guy sitting alone… Continue reading Puzzling, Posters, Playdoh
On Patrol The team tonight is Brother Richie, Peggy, Sonia, myself and Kim, an observer. We have met up with easily and are ready to leave just after 10pm, which is encouraging. Not far from the rum bar, I meet M a plump lady sitting on a chair alone, wearing tight fitting trousers. With long… Continue reading Friday Night, Monday morning
Accused killer escapes custody A man charged with three murders last year has escaped custody. He had been charged with killing three men by cutting their throats. The 23 year old was taken by police to the village of Swetes in handcuffs and shackles but managed to jump off what police described as ‘a cliff’… Continue reading
Unfortunately I had to cancel the patrol this Friday. A combination of needing a male Street Pastor and a car driver. Instead I offer my personal highlights of the week! Tuesday I attend my first meeting of the International Women’s Club of Antigua and Barbuda. I am picked up outside a nearby hotel by Teresia… Continue reading Highlights from a quiet week!
On patrol – First weekend in February Lestory is leading with myself and Delsom. We divide the ten bottles of water and 20 sandwiches between three rucksacks then set off. We speak to several people en route to the market area but the streets are noticeably quiet. Both Lestroy and Delsom say that… Continue reading 2018 So much need……
Tuesday night At home the water pump is making a dreadful noise and there’s no water running in the taps. I ring the plumber who asks me to phone Pastor William as the plumber will need a lift to get to me. I’ve 8 large bottles of water. Hope I can manage. I arrive at… Continue reading Plumbers, pain and patrol