Category: Uncategorized

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

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…
Read more

August 11, 2010 0


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…
Read more

August 10, 2010 0

Bloggi all over the world

Welcome to our new installment on the Chennai Challenge Blog. Quite excitingly we know we have people reading the blog in America, as Bernard told us. As part of today’s program we visited Esplanade branch of the YMCA, the original branch in Chennai started in 1890 and built with English Steel girders. Anyway, we saw…
Read more

August 9, 2010 0

The day after the storm

It’s day 5 in India (obviously)! Last night we had a lightning storm, by all accounts pretty impressive, a few managed to watch it by braving the stairs of death, however some of us slept through it! It’s been a quiet here today. Started our day with the longest Thought For The Day by Jackie…
Read more

August 8, 2010 0

Serious Face

Back in Joy & Joy internet cafe, and feeling mostly fat and prosperous having eaten a fine meal at a new restaurant. Today has been amazing, with lots of achievements. The team have been successful in putting together a set of activity programmes for when we visit the Boys Town (including games, songs, and craft…
Read more

August 7, 2010 0

Full speed ahead

So after the first day getting everyone used to India, we started to get stuck in on Thursday. After having a real nights sleep we had a top breakfast of poori massala, vadai and boiled eggs at the YMCA to start us off. After a little bit of planning and preparing we once again met…
Read more

August 6, 2010 0


Hiya Folks, So, we’re here, in the sweaty recesses of Joy and Joy internet cafe! That’s right, we’ve arrived in India safely with Team A, and are happy to report that we have been welcomed incredibly generously, and with enthusiasm. Prince and George met us at the airport, and we travelled back to Vepery YMCA…
Read more

August 4, 2010 0

About to go

In around 38 hours time 12 people will be flying to India as part of Chennai Challenge. Since January we have followed a training programme to get everyone ready for the experience.Bags are currently being packed and excitement grows as the time gets closer and closer.Right now I am excited about a whole load of…
Read more

August 1, 2010 0