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Post  MrRAWhite on 2017-01-20, 11:53 am

As some of you who know me from facebook will already know, my eldest lad has just left the country to carry out 3 months of charity work in Zambia. This week he is spending a weeks prep work in the capital Lusaka, and I was amazed when I was checking my facebook page when I received a personal face to face call from my son. The sound and image was so good it was as if he was next to me.
However, he will be based in a small village 12 hours drive from the capital as from Monday, and they do not have any internet there so it will be back to the old fashioned methods of communication. I have my pigeons lined up at the ready.. Laughing

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Post  cyprussyd on 2017-01-20, 12:38 pm

MrRAWhite wrote:As some of you who know me from facebook will already know, my eldest lad has just left the country to carry out 3 months of charity work in Zambia. This week he is spending a weeks prep work in the capital Lusaka, and I was amazed when I was checking my facebook page when I received a personal face to face call from my son. The sound and image was so good it was as if he was next to me.
However, he will be based in a small village 12 hours drive from the capital as from Monday, and they do not have any internet there so it will be back to the old fashioned methods of communication. I have my pigeons lined up at the ready.. Laughing
I have the same problem talking to Dave in Weston Super Mare.

Hope he enjoys the experience and comes home safe.

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Post  MrRAWhite on 2017-01-20, 5:54 pm

cyprussyd wrote:
MrRAWhite wrote:As some of you who know me from facebook will already know, my eldest lad has just left the country to carry out 3 months of charity work in Zambia. This week he is spending a weeks prep work in the capital Lusaka, and I was amazed when I was checking my facebook page when I received a personal face to face call from my son. The sound and image was so good it was as if he was next to me.
However, he will be based in a small village 12 hours drive from the capital as from Monday, and they do not have any internet there so it will be back to the old fashioned methods of communication. I have my pigeons lined up at the ready.. Laughing
I have the same problem talking to Dave in Weston Super Mare.

Hope he enjoys the experience and comes home safe.
Cheers Syd.. He may be an adult now, but he is still my son and I worry like hell..

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Post  cyprussyd on 2017-01-20, 6:30 pm

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cyprussyd wrote:
MrRAWhite wrote:As some of you who know me from facebook will already know, my eldest lad has just left the country to carry out 3 months of charity work in Zambia. This week he is spending a weeks prep work in the capital Lusaka, and I was amazed when I was checking my facebook page when I received a personal face to face call from my son. The sound and image was so good it was as if he was next to me.
However, he will be based in a small village 12 hours drive from the capital as from Monday, and they do not have any internet there so it will be back to the old fashioned methods of communication. I have my pigeons lined up at the ready.. Laughing
I have the same problem talking to Dave in Weston Super Mare.

Hope he enjoys the experience and comes home safe.
Cheers Syd.. He may be an adult now, but he is still my son and I worry like hell..
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Post  canary-dave on 2017-01-20, 6:31 pm

cyprussyd wrote:
MrRAWhite wrote:
cyprussyd wrote:
MrRAWhite wrote:As some of you who know me from facebook will already know, my eldest lad has just left the country to carry out 3 months of charity work in Zambia. This week he is spending a weeks prep work in the capital Lusaka, and I was amazed when I was checking my facebook page when I received a personal face to face call from my son. The sound and image was so good it was as if he was next to me.
However, he will be based in a small village 12 hours drive from the capital as from Monday, and they do not have any internet there so it will be back to the old fashioned methods of communication. I have my pigeons lined up at the ready.. Laughing
I have the same problem talking to Dave in Weston Super Mare.

Hope he enjoys the experience and comes home safe.
Cheers Syd.. He may be an adult now, but he is still my son and I worry like hell..
That never goes away
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Post  Nostalgic on 2017-01-20, 8:24 pm

MrRAWhite wrote:As some of you who know me from facebook will already know, my eldest lad has just left the country to carry out 3 months of charity work in Zambia. This week he is spending a weeks prep work in the capital Lusaka, and I was amazed when I was checking my facebook page when I received a personal face to face call from my son. The sound and image was so good it was as if he was next to me.
However, he will be based in a small village 12 hours drive from the capital as from Monday, and they do not have any internet there so it will be back to the old fashioned methods of communication. I have my pigeons lined up at the ready.. Laughing
I absolutely love the good things that modern technology does when it used for staying in touch.

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