Month: July 2011

Hooray!!!

I’ve done it! I’ve come back to blog again… Sorry, its just that its a really big thing for me to do it – I’m really not that technical! Everything is going well in the planning stages of my fourth and final (for the moment any way) visit India.  I have made lots of lists,…
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July 31, 2011 0

Pre-visit Blog

So Team A venture out to India in 4 days time! This time last year I was already packed and eager to go, however this year I am still far from packing!  New responsibilities at school as well as the added pressure of moving house when I return from India has preoccupied my thoughts! Now…
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July 30, 2011 3

I can’t wait!

I am so excited about going to india! I can’t wait for Wednesday, going to the airport, actually flying and remembering my passport. I can’t wait to try loads of Indian food and buy a sari.  I will miss my family and friends but can’t wait to see my bedroom which they are decorating while I am…
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July 29, 2011 1

Exciting things

It is now a week until I fly to India with Chennai Challenge, and unsurprisingly I am quite excited. I am of course excited about all the good we will be able to do. I am excited about seeing lives made better by what we do. I am excited to see how the work of…
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July 29, 2011 1

IN A MINUTE

Every year it gets to this point and I don’t feel like it is real.  It gets to this point and India seems so far removed from my every day life that I cannot imagine that I will possibly be there in less than a week! It gets to this point and I still don’t believe…
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July 28, 2011 2

Ready or Not…

Rob’s thought for the day on Friday/Saturday was about playing games.  Specifically it was about playing Hide and Seek and, whilst Barney was keen to undermine his faulty mixed metaphor, here is the basic premise: Once you’ve counted down from 10 to 1 the words you say are “Coming, ready or not!”  Indeed, Rob said,…
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July 11, 2011 0

Going out with a purpose

This is my (Barney) second blog about Chennai Challenge and I am writing it because this week I experienced something really I would guess amazing and something that I think really can be applied to the Chennai Challenge experience. I play national league basketball for Shropshire Warriors U18’s and this Wednesday (6/7/11) we played a…
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July 10, 2011 0

My first blog

Hurrah, I’ve finally managed to get here! Charlie the technical wizard taught me well. Well, quickly. We have just had our final meeting before we fly to India! I am looking foward so much to going back to India, that i am only dreading two things: Not being able to eat paneer (Cheese, love the…
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July 9, 2011 1