Charity

Eight days in America

It’s amazing how much you can do in eight days as proved by my recent trip to the States! The purpose of the trip was to do a lecture tour with Summit Climb’s Dan Mazur to promote awareness and raise funds for the Mount Everest Foundation for Sustainable Development in Nepal (MEFSD)’s latest project, a […]

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So we had a ball!!

On 3rd September I officially sent out the invites to the Wings of Kilimanjaro charity ball.  I had no raffle prizes, no auction prizes, no funds for printing, no dj, no auctioneer, no photographer and no idea how I was going to pay for a drinks reception/decoration etc….  But what I did have was a […]

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The Lord Mayors Show, London 2012

At the beginning of September I got a phone call from Australia, from Adrain McRae, the man behind the Wings of Kilimanjaro project. (A world first project that at the end of Jan next year will see up to 200 adventure philanthropists, including me, climb and attempt to fly from the roof of Africa raising […]

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The Robin Hood Half Marathon

Back in June I decided to do the Robin Hood Half Marathon. I had four months to train. Good intentions of a regular training program soon went out of the window and as the date of the marathon loomed I was squeezing in occasional runs and wondering if I would actually be ready for it. […]

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For Luca

Some of you may have already heard about the ‘For Luca’ campaign – have a read of this get involved! Taken from the For Luca Facebook Page “Luca is a beautiful 3 year old who was struck down with Meningococcal Septicaemia in early January and his life changed forever…This horrendous disease ravaged every part of […]

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Make a Wish – Ski the World Challenge!

Last weekend I was in Courmayeur in Aosta for the Make a Wish, Ski the World Challenge. The challenge – to ski or snowboard the combined vertical height of the highest mountains on each continent, with two peaks in Europe thrown in for good measure. (Mont blanc, Elbrus, Kilimanjaro, Everest, McKinley, Aconcagua , Vinson, Carstensz […]

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