Tag: Chennai Challenge

Birthday on the first day of Lent….

Ok, so I know it’s only 24 hours since my last post, but this is too good a blog opportunity.  That’s right. It’s my birthday today.  But it is also the first day of lent.  Does one sense a difficult problem? Can I eat any chocolate today? Can I have a drink? I ate pancakes…
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March 9, 2011 0

AUTO!

Faster than a speeding…well, not bullet, that’s for sure.  Faster than a speeding walker might be more accurate.  And definitely louder!  The auto rickshaws of Chennai have always been a source of much enjoyment for us.  In some places they have the name ‘tuc tuc’, but in Chennai ‘auto’ serves as an adequate description. I…
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March 8, 2011 0

The Simpler Side of Life

It is amazing to sometimes stop and consider what you actually need. I come to this ground breaking realisation shortly after making the point accidently whilst talking to a Rotary club about Chennai Challenge.  Having the opportunity to talk to Brewood and district Rotary Club about who we are and what we do was great,…
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March 4, 2011 0

I Challenge you to sort out…INJECTIONS, FUNDRAISING, TWITTER, BLOGGING

Well, what a weekend!  This weekend was the first weekend training meeting for team 2011 and it was FULL ON.  A jam packed schedule started at 11am on Saturday as the team arrived to the Indian YMCA in London.  A little taste of India smack bang in the centre of London town!  One of the…
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February 28, 2011 0

London, Baby!

This weekend coming is the first full weekend meeting for Chennai Challenge team 2011 and I, for one, can’t wait.  Our friend from Chennai, Mr Jeeva Kumar, is now a Secretary at the YMCA Indian Student Hostel, and has organised for us to stay there as a team from Saturday to Sunday.  As the name…
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February 21, 2011 0

Eat, eat and eat again…

I write this blog in my bedroom in Peckham, for we have returned now to the UK and have almost finished Chennai Challenge 2010. I say almost because we will be meeting to debrief the team in a couple of weeks, summing up, evaluating and tying up loose ends of this years project. As well…
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September 1, 2010 0