07 April 2012
Today was treat day for some sponsored children. They arrived at the hotel at 10am and we headed straight for Albert market. We gave each of the 9 children a bit of spending money and left them to peruse the market and barter for what they fancied. Meanwhile us Ladies went on a bit of a shopping spree which included buying jewellery, key-rings and wood carvings. When we all finished we headed to Billy's for a slap up meal. The children showed us all their goodies and they had all brought shoes and socks! Frances, Page and Rachel then played with the children, teaching them such games as “stuck in the mud” and “Grandmother's footsteps” which they immensely enjoyed. A football was then produced which both the boys and girls had a turn in kicking around. Everyone polished off their plates of chicken and chips which was followed up by ice-cream. Unfortunately the children were too hot and exhausted to go to the beach so they went home. Us girls then hit the pool to cool down. Tonight we are having the a la carte menu at the hotel which will be accompanied by floating candles on the swimming pool. A special hello to Sheila, one of our most avid readers. Hope you're singing twice as loud!