Category Archives: Charity

2012 in review

2012 was a curious year for me with a lot happening. After glorious #funemployment lasting six months I got a new job that I am still enjoying ten months later. Whilst it is the best job I have had my … Continue reading

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Shine London 2012

Last year I had this crazy idea of signing up for a half marathon walk in aid of Cancer Research. I talked about it here and here. And then I didn’t talk about it any more.. First things first: I … Continue reading

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Getting over my inner swinedog

One of the things I’ve touched on in a recent post is that I am trying my hardest to become more grounded and it involves getting back into a routine with life. This isn’t just having that cup of tea … Continue reading

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Shine!

I am absolutely in awe at the amount of donations people have made for Shine! With just over a month to go I have received £248 in donations for the £500 target I have set myself. So how is it … Continue reading

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Shine London 2011 – It’s on! [Please sponsor me!]

I have mentioned in my previous post that I was considering taking part in Shine 2011 which is a marathon or half-marathon walk in London during the night of October 1st. Well, I have just signed up for it. It … Continue reading

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Half-marathon, me?

Just like last year I volunteered at the Race for Life in Reading this month. I’ve been a bit too busy to properly sort out the images though and none of them are that great seeing the weather was atrocious … Continue reading

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Red Nose Day call centre

During last night’s Red Nose Day I was in one of the many donation call centres set up by companies to aid the Red Nose Day charity. This one was organised by work and, seeing I probably wouldn’t have done … Continue reading

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