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

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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...

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!
Brain Tumour Awareness Month

Brain Tumour Awareness Month

It’s nearly at an end, but this month is all about Brain Tumour Awareness. Few people understand how difficult life can be for brain tumour patients - and the huge impact it can have on everyone they know and hold dear. Luckily for most people the closest they get to brain tumours is movies and...
How to Use Twitter for Charity Part 2: A Personal Story

How to Use Twitter for Charity Part 2: A Personal Story

Last Friday I shared some thoughts on how charities can use Twitter, inspired by the Comic Relief team.  Now I want to share my own personal Twitter success story. Last week as I was browsing Twitter I clicked a link on a tweet that led to a published author contacting me*, asking me to write...
How to Use Twitter for Charity Part 1: The Red Nose Day Effect

How to Use Twitter for Charity Part 1: The Red Nose Day Effect

Or Twitter Lessons Every Charity Can Learn from Comic Relief I’m not suggesting that charities using Twitter should out and out copy what the team at Comic Relief does, but you gotta admit they got some serious social media style. So what can you do as a charity (or volunteer raising funds for charity) to...