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!