My Excellent Haitian Adventure Pt. 3

Have you ever been right in the centre of really incredible chaos? Driving (or rather being driven) through Haiti re-defined for me what chaos even really means.  My desktop dictionary says that chaos means “complete disorder and confusion” and however succinct and accurate those words may be, sometimes we need to truly live something in

My Excellent Haitian Adventure Pt. 2

Wow. The little voices in our head can really mess with us sometimes, can’t they? My first experience on Haitian soil was a sense of paralysis.  (see video, below) It was a simple enough problem really – the main languages they speak here are Creole and French (with a bit of English) and my main

My Excellent Haitian Adventure Part 1

Where do I find the perfect balance between “awareness” and “worrying”? Seriously – I would love to hear people’s feedback on this, so please leave your thoughts in the comments. Getting briefed by World Vision to prepare for a trip to Haiti is actually a bit distracting.  It’s one of those things where I know