Archive for September, 2008

  We’ve asked you in the past for IKEA bags, and as ever your response has been fantastically generous.  They’ve proved very useful but now we’re thinking that an even better & more practical solution might be to gather bags from local supermarkets instead.  These are smaller but just as durable – and easier for […]

A Fond Farewell


On Wednesday, 10 September, staff and volunteers together went out for dinner to bid a fond farewell to Amanda & Elain: it was fond because we love them but it wasn’t overly tearful since we have great hope of welcoming them back… Elain is due Baby Gallacher No 5 in November (God is good!) and […]

School Workshop


On Wednesday 3 September, Amanda & Sr Andrea went to St Aloysius College to hold two short workshops for 6th years.  The idea was to give them a flavour of what we do here at the Initiative because, every Wednesday afternoon during term time, a group of 5 or 6 pupils is sent here to […]