BAMBI News January 2018

Published on: January 08, 2018

View PDF   Dear all, Let me begin by wishing you all a very happy and prosperous 2018. By the time you are reading this, if you are anything like me, your New Year resolutions may have already been abandoned! The promise of being able to ctrl-alt-delete your life and start afresh begins with such promise, but for me, it rarely lasts beyond the time it takes to polish off the festive cheeseboard. Every year I make ambitious plans to strike a better life balance, learn to cook, take up yoga…but inevitably I get swept along by the BAMBI momentum to do more in the community. It’s easy to get carried away by the passion and dedication of our Chairwoman Akiko, the committee and wider volunteer family within BAMBI. As I write this we are furiously planning and preparing for our BAMBI 35th Birthday celebration, taking place this month on 20th January at the new St. Andrew’s International School Secondary Campus at Ekkamai. This huge charity event promises to be a fun-packed morning of sing-a-longs to favourite tunes, dancing, games and activities as well as a performance by the Children of Khlong Toey Orchestra. Proceeds will go to provide new musical instruments for the orchestra so more children can have an opportunity to learn to play. The theme for this month’s BAMBI News is “Boost Energy-Vitality” to start off the new year. This can take many forms—maybe you will find a new job, welcome a new arrival, or see your little ones start school; perhaps this year will carry your family away from Bangkok to new places. Whatever 2018 holds for your family, I hope you will find happiness, health and contentment for you and yours…and maybe some progress on the yoga for me, Namaste. Emma Vice Chairwoman   View PDF