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Looking back

Team meber James Shaw has made a wonderful video showing a little glimpse of the work that happened in 2011. Have a look and then tell us what you think!


September 25, 2011 2

Missing Home…

I’ve been back from India for 4 days now and it already feels like too long. The title of this blog sums it up for me, I am missing home. Chennai became my home during my time there and I’m missing everything about it: the weather, the food and the people that became my family.…
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August 28, 2011 1

Another day…another juice!

One of the joys of visiting Chennai is the famous Fruit Shop on Greams Road.  This shop does not sell, as the name might suggest, fruit – but rather fruit juices and milkshakes of many MANY varieties.  Indeed this very afternoon the lads of Team A (and Emma) had a bit of a lad’s night…
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August 10, 2011 5

Blue Edge

Today some of the group went to Blue Edge to help with an English lesson, it was very rewarding and enjoyable. They really made me smile and showed me how much  they appreciated their education, we did some role play pretending be shop keepers and overlooked an exciting game of Pictionary. It was very overwhelming to see…
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August 8, 2011 0

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

Bedford Avenue

It is always great to see people raising money for us. It means we can go and do good things with it! On Saturday night 46 people braved the hot and sweaty upper room of the Prince of Wales and were treated to a fantastic evening of entertainment, featuring the wonderful Carys Egner and the…
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June 19, 2011 0

James Bond, good memories and scary food

On Saturday afternoon there was a great thing on the TV-James Bond. I have liked James Bond for as long as I can remember, he always looked like a good person to be, escaping from certain death, having great gadgets, saving the world from some terrible plot by an over the top villain and always…
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June 12, 2011 4

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

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

Food, Glorious Food

I love food.  I love love love food.  What a great idea food was, God. Last night for my birthday I was taken out to Roast in Borough Market.  It is a lovely restaurant with beautifully cooked food, good wine and superb service.  Somehow they have made sitting in a room with railway tracks on…
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March 10, 2011 0