2021 is a special year for me in many ways. One of them marking an important milestone for me. Regular readers may know that one of the organisations I support and give my time to is Marie Curie UK. I've now been supporting, fundraising and collecting for them in one form or another for 10 … Continue reading Celebrating 10 years of supporting Marie Curie with my Virtual Quiz Night
With more sights and sounds from the UK charts of Y2K than you can shake a stick at, this is The Story of Pop: 2000. This week: a second chart topper for pop's best loved club - raising money for charity to boot too... When we last left S Club 7 on the series back … Continue reading The Story of Pop: 2000 (Chapter 49)
Howdy all! Just wanted to do a quick post regarding something special I've been doing this month with my walking group, Walk and Talk 4 Men. Headed by James Mace, our founder, I have been part of a fundraising team for Movember. For those of you unaware, they are an organisation which primarily does fundraising … Continue reading I’m raising money for Movember!
Good evening everyone, I did wonder about the best way to do this blog. Until as recently as a couple of days ago I'd written something very different. Anyway, I filmed a little IGTV video on Instagram tonight that I think for once, does justice better than written words: https://www.instagram.com/tv/B94v09ShffV/?igshid=1fwjald3v6rey So, to sum up / … Continue reading Checking in, staying safe.
So I thought I'd take the time today to write about a cause that I've supported for a long time now that's close to my heart. Marie Curie, for those of you who may not know (or are perhaps one of my many international readers) are the UK's largest charitable funder of palliative care and … Continue reading Powering the hours: why I support Marie Curie
It's that time of year again people! Today and all weekend, the nation digs deep and gets ready to do all manner of crazy things to raise money for the BBC's annual Children in Need appeal, with the live telethon kicking off tonight at 7pm on BBC One. One of the longest standing traditions of … Continue reading #CrazyStupidPlaylist: BBC Children in Need Singles
The biennial Red Nose Day for Comic Relief, one of my favourite charity telethons is back again for its 30th year this year, on Friday 13th March. It's long been a cause I've supported and donated to - and also in its Sport Relief guise on odd numbered years, as it has always, at its … Continue reading Red Nose Day is back!
So for the last week, I have been taking part in the annual Movember campaign, a worldwide initiative that was started a few years ago for guys the world over to grow a moustache for November to help raise awareness and funds of men's health, including testicular and prostate cancer. As you can see below, … Continue reading A special Movember announcement!