Monthly Archives: January 2016

Beyond Honko, by Nikky

There are lots of things to do at Honko in your spare time. You could spend months here and never feel the need to leave. There are books to read in lots of languages, and games to play together like … Continue reading

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Shoestring Grass, by Mike

So for my final blog post, I decided to write a poem – a very, very basic poem lacking any and all poetic talent. It is about the grass that thrives around the Honko Center. It is long and stringy … Continue reading

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Mada ô Mada, stories of love and hate, by Dmitra

You won’t always love your fellow Honko volunteers. You’ll come from different cultural and socioeconomic contexts, you’ll have different senses of morality and values. Each person will have annoying habits which drive you crazy (you have them, too, and are driving them … Continue reading

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Water experiences, by Anne

Back home, water is nothing I normally think much about. For sure, since I was a child, I was taught to save water and therefore close the tab while brushing teeth, not shower for ages and use the flush stop … Continue reading

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