Thursday, 16 June 2011

And the winner is...

Wow, what a week it's been! My head is still spinning from all the excitement and busyness! I have not had much time to blog as we've had the most wonderful weekend being blessed by the Watoto African Children's Choir from Uganda. They did a concert at Crossways church in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire on Sunday, and it was truly amazing! All of these children have been affected by losing their parents to disease, AIDS or war, but,  their lives have been changed by the love and care they receive from Watoto, an organization focused on rescuing, raising and rebuilding these young children into the leaders of the future. I couldn't help but think that they are already leaders in their own right as young children, based on the wonderful example they set to all of us by their joy, love and respect they show to all those around them! I don't think there was a dry eye in the house after they shared their story with us! As my family were very blessed to have a few of the children stay with us, we got to know them a bit better. The love we felt emanating from them, when in the world's eyes they have lost everything, was something I will never forget. If you would like to know more about Watoto, visit their website at
If they are ever visiting your area, don't miss out!

So, onto business! Some of you are eagerly awaiting the announcement of the winner of Blog Giveaway 1! Thank you to all of you for participating and leaving such lovely comments. It was great being reminded by all of you of what a great joy the summer is with all it's wonderful delights! My favourite thing is hearing children playing and laughing outside, after being couped up indoors after the long winter months! It's a great time of year when , at the start of spring, I get that bubbly feeling of new beginnings and adventures on the horizon! Well, enough rambling on! The wait is over, the numbers have been jumbled, the winner has been decided. Drum roll please...

And the winner is...Char! Congratulations! I hope you enjoy your prize which will be in the post very soon!
Now remember, there is still time to enter Giveaways 2 and 3 if you haven't already done so. All the best!


  1. Thank you so much. I'm sorry I've been away from the computer this week as my daughter graduated yesterday from high school. Thanks again!

  2. A big congratulations to your daughter on graduating! Prize in the post! Tania


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