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How to give effectively to emergency relief

With the Nepalese earthquake disaster in the headlines (at least for today), it feels timely to talk about giving to emergency relief.

Responding to a tragedy such as this week’s earthquake, many of us feel a huge imperative to help. 750 more words


Scenes through unfocused lenses....

The early morning wake ups…..

….suck…. a lot…..

The alarm sounds and the internal groans begin.  Why am I doing this?  An almost unnatural precision swipe of the iPhone screen, borne of multiple morning repeats,  silences the audio intruder of my slumber as I struggle to align the random thought processes vying for conscious recognition.   312 more words


When Drool Makes You Stronger...

Observations about TRAINING:

The training for an event is usually motivated by fear.  Fear of not keeping up,  fear of being dropped, fear of pain and suffering…. 776 more words



Since I started ECD a few years ago, I have done some fundraisers which benefit a particular charity. I don’t do it to make myself look good. 320 more words


Just 26.2 to go......

So here we are, the evening before the long awaited, London Marathon, and I am bloody well nervous!

Since the Silverstone Half Marathon, my knee has not been 100% at all, the hills at Silverstone finished me off for a good few weeks so I have not done nearly as much training for this marathon as I would have hoped. 622 more words


Cygnus cake triumph today

Well done, Cygnus!

Today’s cake sale made £117.00, and Ms Williams has already snapped up the cash to spend on all the children in Reception. 150 more words


Becky Martin takes on Lent (and wins!)

I am registered to run the BUPA 10k for Rosie May in May, which for me is quite a long way. However with a sporty friendship group at uni who run 10k every week and another friend at home (naming no names) who is running  a MARATHON, it hasn’t exactly been easy to encourage people to donate just for 10k. 769 more words

Rosie May