Tag: culture

Culture…Shock!

In a week’s time the Chennai Challenge team for 2014 will be in India recovering from jet lag and adjusting to an entirely new culture. I have to admit that I am more than a little excited about this. One of my favourite things about running Chennai Challenge projects is the joy of introducing people…
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July 27, 2014 1

All the World’s a Stage

…and all the men and women merely players.” I love my Shakespeare.  I suppose it is to be expected when I trained as an actor for 3 years and have been involved in theatre from a young age.  Recently my parents asked me to come to a Shakespeare Party they were hosting, and perform some…
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July 13, 2013 1

Ashleigh’s first blog!!

Hi all! This is my first blog, I don’t know why but I have been quite anxious about writing this as I have never written one before! I can’t believe how real it now all seems! I am actually going to India for an AMAZING cause with an amazing team (who I have got to…
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May 7, 2012 1

Facing fears, flour fights and acts of kindness.

As the sun was beginning to break through the early morning clouds, two intrepid team members were preparing for the weekend of the month, Chennai Challenge Weekend Meeting 2! First stop, picking up three more, wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, team members before Yemma guided the convoy through the picturesque chase to our destination – THE LAIR, Beaudesert Park, Cannock!                                    Brief greetings and…
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May 1, 2011 2