Have you got your festive knit ready for Christmas Jumper Day?

I know I have. Well, every day in December is Christmas jumper day for me… but I’m talking about the official Christmas Jumper Day with a capital C, J and D. This year, Save the Children’s annual Christmas Jumper Day is taking place on Friday 16th December. Silliness will be sweeping the nation as schools, homes […]

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Join in the Race for Life at Cambridge – and all around the UK!

You may have spotted that earlier this year I took part in the Dryathlon to fundraise for Cancer Research UK. Yes, I gave up all alcohol (even the chocolate liqueurs and red-wine Bolognese!) for the month of January and by the end f the month I’d smashed my fundraising target and raised 20% more than […]

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The last day of my Dryathlon

Today is that last day of January, and therefore it’s the last day of the Dryathlon. And I’m pleased to report that I haven’t touched a drop of drink throughout the whole month! Okay, I’ve still got half a day to go, but I’m confident that I’ll be able to resist reaching for a glass […]

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Dryathlon – My first weekend

On the first of January I signed up for the Dryathlon challenge to help raise money for Cancer Research UK and already there have been a few testing times..! The challenge started a 9am on 1st January – luckily for me, because I didn’t think twice about swigging back a glass of bubbly at midnight to […]

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My Dryathlon ~ Please help me raise money for Cancer Research UK

This January I’m joining the Dryathlon and will be giving up alcohol for the whole month in order to raise money and awareness for Cancer Research UK. I found out about the campaign over Christmas and it really stuck in my mind. Even though I’m sure it’ll be tough I really wanted to take part and fundraise […]

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The Uniform Project – simply inspirational

Uniform Project Picture Book from Uniform Project on Vimeo. I have just stumbled upon this wonderful video of one girl’s year-long fundraising challenge of wearing a ‘uniform’ of a Little Black Dress everyday. She was raising money for children who cannot afford to go to school and wore one dress for an entire year, using […]

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