The whatsits did their sums wrong! And it's actually over double what they'd originally quoted for excess baggage. I really don't want to use every penny kindly donated by you all to pay for the excess, and as my sister said she'd hoped the money would be used directly with the children and nurses there.
But if we have to find more and this is the only way then so be it!
Facebook has been a buzz of activity today with people's ideas on this. None more so than Norman Lebrecht, who has included a piece in his blog. Amazing and thankyou for that.
Lets see what happens in the next couple if days.