Tag: chennai challenge fundraising

Curry and hockey – Fundraising times

I’ve been meaning to write a blog post in ages, but as usual time is running away from me, where have the weeks gone? I only have one exam left and then a long summer stretches ahead of me – India seems closer every day, and ever more exciting. A few weeks ago (well, more…
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June 18, 2011 0

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

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

Leap of Faith!

Well what can I say other than ‘I’M ALIVE!!’. Yesterday four of us took a ‘Leap of Faith’ 13000 ft out of an airplane and all of us managed to survive the ordeal…just! Here is how the day worked itself out: 5:30am – Time to wake up – lots of yawning! 6:30am – A car…
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April 18, 2011 0

Silence is Golden?

Sup… This week (04/04/11 – 08/04/11) I have been completing a sponsored silence (original I know). You may think wow, five days of Barney Blake being silent…. and yes I am amazed as well but I do allow myself do have breaks in the evenings to let it all out and let my larynx continue…
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April 7, 2011 0

Falling Down

Sometimes things are like buses, you wait and wait then three come along at once. Well, that might not be true of buses any more, but things do come along in groups. Crazy people who jump out of planes for example. So we had three good souls, namely Gemma, Manda and Gary who all decided…
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April 5, 2009 0