Tag: Chennai

Looking Forward

We are in a time of preparation. The vast majority of the country are already, or about to start preparing for Christmas. Up and down the country there are ceremonies to switch on lights with all manner of ‘celebrities’ getting to do the honours. Shops are putting out their Christmas adverts to tempt us in to…
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November 26, 2011 0

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

What did they think?

Another Blog with only a few words to read. A few of the team members share their memories and thought on their experience in the video.


September 12, 2011 0

Brace for Impact

It’s now September and all of this year’s Chennai Challenge team have returned to England. By now a plethora of pictures have been added to Facebook by team members, and soon there will be more pictures here on the website soon. This does not mean that things are over, or that the impact of Chennai…
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September 2, 2011 4

India was awesome

Its been just over a week since I arrived back to the U.K and Team B have just landed at Heathrow Airport. India was awesome and I already want to go back next year. I surprisingly miss the food, the people and of course the boys from YMCA Boys Town. As soon as I left the airport with my parents I realised how cold it…
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August 31, 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

In which we buy stuff and make stuff

Hey everyone, hope you’re well. I’m sitting in Joy and Joy (the best internet cafe in the vepery area) and just realised no one was blogging, so here I am. Sorry if it’s a short one – I have 15 minutes starting… now. This morning Team A left us at a ridiculous hour, so at…
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August 22, 2011 5

Yellagiri and other such things

Vannakam! I hope summer in England is not too rainy, and you are all well – although thinking about it London could be on fire currently and we would have no idea, which is slightly surreal. On the subject of rain, last night there was a terrific storm and I woke up to a slightly…
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August 21, 2011 3

Independence Day and Yelligri

So my first blog in Chennai! It is so great to be back in this amazing country. Thankfully getting out here was not a problem and I got the team here in one piece. So today is Independence day. With an early start of 06:50 (who says this is a holiday?) we all went to…
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August 15, 2011 5

Not long now….

All the fundraising, the training meetings, the preparation, and the excitement and now it comes to this… Chennai is literally round the corner and I have yet to write a blog :O I should of done a blog post before now but I didn’t really have anything to say so I suppose its better late than never 😀 I…
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August 12, 2011 6