Month: August 2010

We’re singing in the rain…..

Well, I’ve been to India before, but this is another first…India in Monsoon, wading through mahooooosive puddles in flipflops! Team B spent most of today planning, making big decisions on how to spend the generous donations given, that will make such a difference here. Then, session plans including songs, activities and games. That done off…
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August 22, 2010 0

India life and Banana noodles

So… i thought i would blog today, it’s Steve again by the way and you’ve got to understand there are a couple of hurdles to jump over when writing a blog, firstly, what to put as the title, this for me and i think any other Chennai challenge team member a long feat if nothing…
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August 22, 2010 0

Team B….at the ready!!!

Well….where to start! Team B got here after what seemed like an incredibly long flight, so it was sooo good to be met at the airport by Cathy and Isaac. A much needed sleep and we were somewhat refreshed, though still rather tired and ready to experience the Chennai challenges that lay ahead. A little…
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August 20, 2010 0

From Yellegiri with love

Picture the scene… Half six on a balmy Monday morning, 22 bleary eyed, incoherent and slightly shiny whiteys gathered in a pair of clammy, rusty, falling to pieces maxicabs ready to set out on the adventure of a lifetime! That is an adventure of a lifetime after stopping to pick up 130+small, veeerrrrrrry excited boys.


August 20, 2010 0

My first india blog :)

So i’m sat here, this being the first time I’ve ever been to India by the way, and it is flipping hot!!! I’m also sat here not knowing what to write to the many world wide people who are and will be reading this, the first thing i really want to say is thank you!!…
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August 15, 2010 0

Independence Day!!!

It’s Independence Day!!!! Not the best day to be British you would think… however we have been the honoured guests at various celebrations around Chennai. Firstly let us just say team B have arrived!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! After a bit of security problems in Chennai airport they eventually arrived safely at the YMCA at 06:30am for some much…
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August 15, 2010 0

New Website

Our new website is up and running and lets you keep track of eveything we’re up to.  See our Blog for up to the minute news on this year’s project, or flick through the galleries to see what we do. You can now subscrbe to our site using the Email Suscription button on the right…
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August 14, 2010 0

Me again! More ramblings largely about football.

So, yes, once again, tis I who is updating you, the lovely world about our goings on here in Chennai. This is clearly a response to the resounding success of my last post and nothing to do with the fact that currently Rob, Cathy and Isaac are all in bed as they are leaving the…
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August 13, 2010 0

They let me have a go!! Wooooo!!!!!!!

Oi Oiiiiiiii!!!!!! Hello world. So, it’s my turn. This means alot of rambling and a bit of rubbish, but hopefully this will be outweighed by something vaguely informative. But don’t hold your breath. Today started at 5.45 am as for the second day in a row I was awoken by Rob to go and play…
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August 11, 2010 0

Tuesday

Another day has flown by, they seem to be doing this very quickly. As ever it turned into a busy day. We had a slight change of plan and decided to go to Spencer Plaza before Boys Town, and change some money, do some shopping and have some lunch. We had spent the morning preparing…
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August 10, 2010 0