Tag: Chennai

Just before we go

Hi everyone,  Well here it goes, I am attempting to write my second blog, I apologise I haven’t blogged more regularly as work has been hectic (and I am not very good at this sort of thing). I have kept meaning to blog this week but it has been hectic too, visiting family and getting…
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July 30, 2012 0

Chennai here we come!

I’m soo proud to be part of chennai challenge, i think it’s going to be an amazing experience and I can’t believe how close the whole group has come since we started this years project! I’m so much better with getting the money together now, writing letters here and there & being good at customer…
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July 30, 2012 1

It’s only a game

Playing games. Normally a fond memory that people have of their childhood. Children have great fun playing games, and are encouraged to have a go at things and play for the fun of it. Playing games can be a great way to learn about teamwork and learn about coping with success and failure. There are…
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June 22, 2012 0

Hannah in May

I really enjoyed last weekend, despite the usual (for me) injuries, feeling bad for waking everyone up at around 2.30am, not getting enough sleep and having back ache ever since! But it was pretty good to meet my awesome Yellagiri partner, Ashleigh, who is just amazing at everything as well as being a really nice person!…
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May 8, 2012 0

Visa

Generally, the more you do something the better you become at it. As you repeat things time and again, it becomes easier for you to do, and you can do it faster. That is the idea any way.  If you are good at something it makes sense that you should do it, and keep doing…
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April 28, 2012 0

A taste of South India

In the UK there is no shortage of Indian restaurants. It has been said that the Chicken Tikka Masala  is now the national dish. Yet so few of the restaurants serve authentic Indian food. A very small number seem to serve food that is anything like as good as that you will find in India.…
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April 11, 2012 6

Broccoli

A post from Kate Webber one of our 2012 team members following a long training weekend: I’m currently on my way home from London having had a great training weekend with the Chennai Challenge team for 2012. I don’t quite know how it started but we got to talking about broccoli, I think I might…
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February 27, 2012 3

This weekend…

I have very little to do on a Thursday so I thought I might as well write a short blog. This weekend the Chennai Challenge team of 2012 will be setting off to London for a weekend of training. I’m sure it will be filled with silly songs and dances and possibly even a snazzy…
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February 23, 2012 2

Sorting the wheat from the chaff

So, today I am mostly sifting through the reams and reams of photos that Chennai Challenge teams of the past have taken.  I cannot even begin to guess how many thousands of photos this means in practice.  That’s 10 people’s photos, from a 3 week trip to India, for every year since 2005.  Let me…
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February 6, 2012 0

Hannah’s first Blog

Hi all, Hannah gets a gold star – she is the first team member from the 2012 team to make her blog debut.  Enjoy the thoughts of Hannah McIntyre: “The first team meeting made it real! Real how deep the poverty is there but also real how I am going to help. I am so…
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January 30, 2012 2