Category Archives: cancer

A new year for adventure

It’s a brand new year, Adventure-seekers! And do you know what this means? No, not New Year resolutions — but that the Great Arctic Fundraisng Adventure is now a matter of weeks away! No longer is it “next year”, but … Continue reading

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Mon amour, l’aventure commence

It’s official. I signed up.  I paid my money, I filled out the form, and I signed up. The Great Arctic Fundraising Adventure starts here. I saw the doctor last week, and it was probably one of the fastest check-ups … Continue reading

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Warning: road block ahead

We left the flat-footed adventurer last time trying to find support from adventurer-turned-Gardener’s-World-presenter Ben Fogle, as well as financial help and press coverage from the Docklands newspaper.  So, what is new? My email to the editor of Docklands was met … Continue reading

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The Flat Footed Adventurer needs a patron!

Image source: http://tinyurl.com/44n294x Next year, the big adventure is Dog Sledding in the Arctic Circle — courtesy of Across the Divide. To self-fund the challenge will cost me £2,860, including the £500 deposit I have to pay on registering.  All … Continue reading

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>May 8 update

>Now it’s getting really close — as of today, it’s 21 days until the big challenge. So far the updates have all been about me — my fundraising, my training, requests for more donations. But I want to take some … Continue reading

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>Moving into marketing — and more donations!

>It’s been too long since my last update, please forgive me loyal followers, supporters and sponsors! Since my last update, I have got a new job — leaving behind the grey, drab world of purchasing I have become the new … Continue reading

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>Things moving along very nicely

>Ten days on from the blog and my Justgiving page going live, and I am pleased to report things are going along very well indeed. To summarise, briefly: The dedicated Facebook group is nearly up to 50 members, with friends, … Continue reading

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>Going to Peru for Macmillan Cancer Support

>In December last year, my aunt lost her long battle with cancer. In her memory I have signed up to hike the Inca Trail for Macmillan Cancer Support. My aunt spoke of the Macmillan nurses as if they were saints … Continue reading

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