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Leonardo comes to Hailsham

PHOTO – Left Antoine, Right Julien – Leonardo da Vinci work experience Sadly not Leonardo Dicaprio but two work experience students from Normandy’s Lycee Louis Modeste Leroy have just completed four weeks work experience with Hailsham charity; Computers for Charities … Continue reading

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Still smiling after 15hrs driving

Still smiling despite 15 hours driving and not arriving back in romania until 2am for a journey in the Uk that would take a lot less time.

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This is what it’s all about!

It’s been an amazing trip! Alison and Ruth have been busy distributing shoeboxes to disadvantaged children in Northern Romania in the town of Cluj, whilst also visiting various locations including the local municipal dump where around 400 people live in … Continue reading

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Home Run of 850 miles in a day

Blog update: Home run Boy it has been quite a trip, returning early this morning involved a non stop run from Milan back to Hailsham… 850 miles including a detour via Luxembourg certainly gave the new Renault Trafic a sound … Continue reading

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Made it to Milan

  “Anne Marie is the local Hairdresser in Arles and has a real heart for people both locally and wider afield, including the support of Computers for Charities Christmas shoebox appeal. Having galvanised her clients to fill our van with … Continue reading

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Eastbourne Lifestyle Renault provide aid to Computers for Charities

Hailsham based charity Computers for Charities have received a welcome boost from Eastbourne Renault dealership Lifestyle Eastbourne with a new vehicle to aid the charity’s numerous activities. Back in August due to age and a serious MOT failure the charity … Continue reading

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A couple of mad Englishmen!

Indeed even the locals think we are crazy. No winter tires. Frozen mirrors as with the windscreen wipers and washers. But the truck has managed well. The other essential item is making hot water for the thermos every day. Enabling … Continue reading

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Treacherous roads in Bulgaria

Yesterday travelling from Sumen in bulgaria to Blaj located in northern romanias Translvania region. 360 miles became a survival exercise with temperatures dropping to minus 20 across mountain roads covered in sheet ice. Bad enough in day light but a … Continue reading

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Snow and ice slows progress

Yesterday proved to be a long day. Travelling from Cluj in romania to Shumen in bulgaria. It took 15 hours to cover 550 miles. Much on snow and sheet ice. Inspected at the border and items thoroughly checked we got … Continue reading

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Approaching Romania

Approaching romanian border. Nice and cold here. Problems with the sat Nav and our spare required the purchase of a third unit which so far is working well but operates only in hungarian. Which is posing some new challenges

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