Month: May 2011

Visa Revisited

About a year ago I wrote a blog about getting visas to go to India. It seems like a simple thing to have to do, so why does it require a blog last year? Well you could read it, or just trust me that getting a visa last year was frustrating. So this year, I…
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May 31, 2011 2

My Chennai Challenge

I could sit here and ramble on about how difficult raising money for Chennai Challenge has been, but I’m not going to lie my family, friends and church have really taken it all on board literally throwing money at me! My church has been so lovely, giving up their time and even their own homes to…
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May 25, 2011 1

Exam Stress

It is now the middle of exam season in the UK. The majority of students have just had exams, or are preparing to have them. It is not just restricted to those students who people might expect, but Year 6 students (age 11) have just had to do SATs, many students sitting formal exams will…
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May 21, 2011 1

Fund Raising Fun

So one of the most challenging things for me about Chennai Challenge is raising the money.  This has changed from when I first went.  On my first visit raising the funds was easy(ish).  I had a network of local people around me who all helped me to organise events and raise money in inventive ways. …
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May 14, 2011 0

Caption Competition!

A slightly different blog this time, it’s time for you to take part. Look at the picture below and post a comment with your amusing caption for it. You will win the satisfaction of showing everyone else how cleverand witty you are. Ready? look at the picture and post your caption


May 3, 2011 4

That was the weekend that was

Not much to read in this blog, but you can look at the video of what happened on the training weekend! If you want to read about the weekend look at this link If you want to go to the site we were at beaudesert.


May 2, 2011 2

Facing fears, flour fights and acts of kindness.

As the sun was beginning to break through the early morning clouds, two intrepid team members were preparing for the weekend of the month, Chennai Challenge Weekend Meeting 2! First stop, picking up three more, wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, team members before Yemma guided the convoy through the picturesque chase to our destination – THE LAIR, Beaudesert Park, Cannock!                                    Brief greetings and…
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May 1, 2011 2