Journal

Jump into summer!

Jump into summer!

  The first half of this ‘summer’ term has gone well. Only 5 weeks in, and Mwana our principal, reports that the children have settled back quic...
Capacious Classrooms, Chickens and Goats

Capacious Classrooms, Chickens and Goats

Happy May Day everyone and for me, this beautiful picture of bluebells sums up where we are at this time of year!  It really is a magical time, es...
Keys for Seeds, and our Climate Club

Keys for Seeds, and our Climate Club

Society is unfurling, nature is uncurling and the lighter evenings ahead bring the promise of much longed for reunions – pole, pole (slowly slowly...
Spotlight on MWANA

Spotlight on MWANA

Today, March 8 2021,  is International Women’s Day. It’s is an invitation to celebrate the women who’ve inspired us and they are often close to home  -  within our workplace, friendship group or own family.   
Volunteers A-GO-GO!

Volunteers A-GO-GO!

Silver- Linings for our little school, as Kenya is a relatively easy place to self-navigate the various covid-rules, and with all our contacts in ...
A seasonal wrap

A seasonal wrap

A BIG thank you, from us to you, and Merry Christmas! Despite this last crazy, Covid-filled year, and thanks to you, our wonderful customers, Bu...
Back to school

Back to school

Two weeks ago, it was suddenly all systems go in Watamu, as the government decided that Year 4 could return to school in the private secton.  This...
Mellow Autumn Loveliness  & Keyrings for 'Kits'

Mellow Autumn Loveliness & Keyrings for 'Kits'

 Autumn heralds cooler crisper mornings, golden sun-kissed evenings and the creeping advent of shorter days.  New terms are under way, and summer ...
Latest build now complete

Latest build now complete

Latest BUILD now complete! I am only too aware that my monthly blogs and updates of the school are all beginning to sound very similar! Not s...
To be masked or not, that is the question?

To be masked or not, that is the question?

  It’s been an extraordinary last few months, which have brought about immense challenges and change for us all - nationally and globally. It’s dif...
It's A Wrap!

It's A Wrap!

With all the spring cleaning that’s been going on and this time that we’ve had to ‘pause’, one of the best things I’ve been inspired to do is to m...
Spring News Update: Supporting local and thinking global

Spring News Update: Supporting local and thinking global

Bushbells has always been about supporting a small, dedicated team of four tailors, Enoch our leather worker as well as the teachers at our school....