Showing posts from December, 2022

Barry Joins the Christmas Convoy

Barry Joins the Christmas Convoy International Vice-President Barry joined the great German Round Table Family Christmas Parcels convoy taking gifts to children in Moldova, Bulgaria, Romania, Poland and of course Ukraine. He joined up with the team in Hanau meeting up with old friends and many new ones. Amongst many others met up with Bob Parton and Gisela. Bob is the oldest person on the trip (I'm sure he won't mind me saying it) but he has been on the convoys for many years. This is Barry's diary. Day 1: 2nd December.  This is a huge enterprise and this year we have collected 132,606 parcels which have been split into 30 lorries with 12 coaches full with around 230  helpers, elves and santas mostly from the Round Table family. I am on the trip to Moldova, which I have been on before, and we have 3 coaches, 67 people, 7 lorries and around 30,000 parcels. The day before we set off we all met for a pre-tour party and a briefing, under the guidance of the wonderful CEO of the

Convoy 2022 completed

 Back home and reflecting on a job well done. Such a privilege to have done my 4th Convoy