I don’t like long goodbyes so I’ve decided to slip away quietly. When the sun comes up on a brand new day I’ll be above the clouds and on my way to my new life 8000 miles away working with children in Namibia.
I bade farewell to my parents this afternoon, and before travelling to the airport I met my friend Keith who thought I was still going to be here for a few more weeks. In fact, I'd told him a little white lie. For once he was speechless!
And just for once I was able to quote from a poem! ‘Don’t speak’ I told him. ‘Words will only steal the moment’
I’ll leave you with a photo which for me says more than words can ever do.