Month: April 2011

Subway, Sandals and choice

Today is a bank holiday, and so I have no work. Due to external factors I no longer have to go to the beach with the in-laws either. Easter was yesterday so I have no church commitments. So I have that rare thing of being able to choose when I get up. This doesn’t happen…
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April 25, 2011 2

Cooking South Indian Breakfast

Five days ago I fractured my colcaneum, my heel bone.  I wasn’t expecting it to be as painful as it was, it seemed that it didn’t matter what position I had my foot it, it still really hurt. For three days I was unable to walk at all, not being able to put any pressure…
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April 23, 2011 1

12,000ft, 41 sec freefall at 131 mph!!!!

Well just another ordinary Sunday for me then yesterday!!! Maybe not! Experience life outside your comfort zone, one of the many challenges you are asked to face when becoming a team member for Chennai Challenge. I don’t think it gets any more outside your comfort zone then a skydive! I am one person who definitely…
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April 18, 2011 3

Leap of Faith!

Well what can I say other than ‘I’M ALIVE!!’. Yesterday four of us took a ‘Leap of Faith’ 13000 ft out of an airplane and all of us managed to survive the ordeal…just! Here is how the day worked itself out: 5:30am – Time to wake up – lots of yawning! 6:30am – A car…
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April 18, 2011 0

Silence is Golden?

Sup… This week (04/04/11 – 08/04/11) I have been completing a sponsored silence (original I know). You may think wow, five days of Barney Blake being silent…. and yes I am amazed as well but I do allow myself do have breaks in the evenings to let it all out and let my larynx continue…
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April 7, 2011 0

Challenge – Out of my Comfort Zone

Friday 1st April, April Fools day, picture the scene; 6am, alarm ringing whilst a reluctant team member is getting up for their next challenge which will definitely take them out of their comfort zone for at least 8 hours! This was the day that I had promised to wear a dress (with heels, makeup and tiara!) for…
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April 3, 2011 1