Category: Challenges

Culture…Shock!

In a week’s time the Chennai Challenge team for 2014 will be in India recovering from jet lag and adjusting to an entirely new culture. I have to admit that I am more than a little excited about this. One of my favourite things about running Chennai Challenge projects is the joy of introducing people…
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July 27, 2014 1

My biggest challenge so far…

Wow, it is that time of year again where we have begun our recruitment for team members for next years project to Chennai, India. This is very exciting as we have had a year of planning, restructuring, celebrating and deciding upon the future of Chennai Challenge. So for next year we are looking for potential project…
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October 26, 2013 0

Endings and New Beginnings…

24th August 2013….no trip to India….no daily blogs…no questions about our passage…no stepping out of our comfort zone…WAIT! Ignore that last one. It’s the end of August which means for many people new challenges ahead. What with A-level results, GCSE results and a new academic year a lot of us are having to once again…
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August 24, 2013 0

You Only Live Once

The wonderful Kieron Davies has written a blog for us. Read below and enjoy! YOLO, you only live once. This little fad started around the end of 2012 and has only become bigger. Different social groups have taken ‘you only live once’ and interpreted it to mean very different things, some for the better and…
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August 17, 2013 1

Come on….take on the challenge….

I love trying new, different things and challenging myself.  For me going through life without any challenges at all would be pretty boring, right? Going from day to day being able to do every single thing with ease and confidence is just too easy, yes? When we create challenges for ourselves we create excitement, we…
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April 27, 2013 0

Who’s up for a challenge?

There seem to be a lot of challenges around in life at the moment. When I say this I am not thinking of all of the problems of the world, recession  and the like, I am more thinking about things that are offered and advertised as a challenge for our entertainment. Just to think of some of…
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April 6, 2013 0

Born to be a leader….

Leadership – this month has seen global changes in leadership; a new pope, a new archbishop of Canterbury and not to be left behind, we at Chennai Challenge are developing our leadership and management structure.  This got me thinking about the phrase commonly heard, ‘born to be a leader.’   Some people believe that leaders are…
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March 23, 2013 1

Making a difference

4th Saturday means my time to blog! Unfortunately this also means there will be no recipes or baby related talk just a small insight into my thoughts…..I know scary! So here goes…. MAKING A DIFFERENCE – A thought for the week ahead…. When encouraging people to join a Chennai Challenge project, we often use the phrase…
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February 23, 2013 2

Good Puddings – sorry Beaudesert

Well three days on and I have almost caught up on sleep. There are a number of thankyou’s I want to share: Cathy, Rob, Isaac, thanks for having such an amazing vision and following through to actually make a difference for others, both here and in Chennai. Cathy – thanks for the food – nom…
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May 9, 2012 0

Ashleigh’s first blog!!

Hi all! This is my first blog, I don’t know why but I have been quite anxious about writing this as I have never written one before! I can’t believe how real it now all seems! I am actually going to India for an AMAZING cause with an amazing team (who I have got to…
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May 7, 2012 1