Ex Libris: Miss Carville recommends…

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini While it may not be as well known as the author’s debut novel, The Kite Runner, I think my first recommendation deserves just as much praise and admiration. Centred around two very different women (Laila and Mariam), we are taken on a journey which spans the length of …

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Machakos, Kenya: How former SVC student found a vocation for life…

International Citizen Service (ICS) provides overseas volunteer placements for 18-25 year olds. It is a direct way to make a difference to the lives of others. My decision to join ICS was fuelled by a desire for something different. Realising that my career goals were all around charity and voluntary work, ICS seemed to be …