First there was a trek along the Great Wall of China for CLIC Sargent. Now, to get on with life.

Top 10 Charity China Trek Moments

Top 10 Charity China Trek Moments

It’s exactly one month since I touched down in the unbelievable vastness and ruthless efficiency that is the Beijing Airport, so it seems only right that I finally get my ass into gear and tell you all about the trek. So, without further adieu, I present quite literally the top...
Walking the Great Wall of China to Raise Funds for CLIC Sargent

Walking the Great Wall of China to Raise Funds for CLIC Sargent

Hi there, I’m Katie. In April 2011, you’ll find me on top of the Great Wall of China, trekking alongside a group of people all with one aim: To raise money for CLIC Sargent. CLIC Sargent supports children and young people with cancer. It helps them to cope with the...
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Travelling Light at The National

Travelling Light at The National

First up, I have a confession to make. I’m a little bit of a geek at heart. Oh, who am I kidding, I’m a data-loving, sci-fi-watching, ├╝ber-geek. I just say this to soften the blow that my real reason for wanting to see Travelling Light at the National Theatre was because it stars Damien Molony,...
Breaking the Blogging Silence

Breaking the Blogging Silence

Three years ago today life as I knew it changed forever. That’s a statement that manages to be simultaneously melodramatic and totally mundane – everyone’s life changes forever every day, every moment. But this was one of those big “life will never be the same again” moments. It was the day I heard that Hannah...
Cupcake & Cocktail Matching Guide

Cupcake & Cocktail Matching Guide

It’s National Cupcake Week! And that means our Cupcakes & Cocktails Night for CLIC Sargent is fast approaching. And I got to thinking: shouldn’t there be some sort of cupcake and cocktail matching guide? We get advice on picking the right wine or beer to go with our dinner, why not the perfect blend of...
I'm Back, Baby!

I’m Back, Baby!

All the latest charity goings on in my life - including details of my next event, a Cupcakes & Cocktails Night for CLIC Sargent.
The Grand Total...

The Grand Total…

So, Trek for Hannah is coming to an end. Today, 15 May, is the deadline for me to get all my sponsorship from my big trek to CLIC Sargent. Joe* tells me that this post should be called “So long and thanks for all the cash”. While I do like the gratuitous reference to Hitch...
5 Fundraising Tips What I Learnt

5 Fundraising Tips What I Learnt

I’ve got til Sunday 15 May to hand over the cash I’ve raised for CLIC Sargent (if you want to sponsor me do it now!), so I’m going to share some of the fundraising secrets that worked for me – or that I wish I’d done! 1. Sometimes the Simplest Fundraisers are the Best My...
Trek for Hannah Gets Papped

Trek for Hannah Gets Papped

Or featured in the press. Same difference. Since coming back from China some lovely journalists have been kind enough to talk about me in the press. And a few of them put out stories about me that I missed when I was busy getting ready for the trek! Here’s a round-up: Nottingham Evening Post Featured...

Great Wall of China Trek for CLIC Sargent by Team Awesome

It was amazing. I’m still lost for words. So here’s some pictures - and once again, don’t forget this is all for charity!
CLIC Sargent Challengers Return

CLIC Sargent Challengers Return

The intrepid CLIC Sargent fundraising challengers are now back in Blighty! It was an incredible experience – I’ll fill you in later in the week. Oh, and if you haven’t already, make sure to sponsor me – every penny helps children and young people with cancer.
From a Goodbye to a Hello!

From a Goodbye to a Hello!

Hi everyone! I’m Helen, and I’ve been left in charge whilst the lovely Miss Katie is away. I just thought I’d pop by and introduce myself, and mainly say how proud I am of Katie and what she’s done/doing. This year has been a tough one, but she’s been her awesome, creative self and a...
So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen..

So Long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen..

You get the picture. I know I’m still a couple of days off flying to China, but I got lots to do as as well as getting ready for my big trek. (First time buyers, don’t try to sort out buying your first home at the same time as preparing for a massive trek. Tip...
Keeping It In the Family

Keeping It In the Family

Well on Sunday I had to tell my mum just how awesome she is for Mother’s Day and today I’ve got two other family members I need to shout about. Yep, it’s all about my family this week. 1. My Dad. It’s his birthday. And he’s a great dad. And I forgot to put his...