Posted in March 2012

Speeched

My first speech as an NBCF Ambassador was a little different to the norm.  It was actually an internal presentation to the team at NBCF, with the aim of reminding them why they do what they do each day. And for what they do each day, I am extremely grateful. Overall it went well.  I … Continue reading

It’s party time

Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wiggle. So this weekend has been primarily spent focused on my party – which is now only 5 sleeps away.   I am pleased to say I’ve got enough on the agenda that I feel quietly confident it’s going to go off.   Not one but two DJs, a big back up of … Continue reading

Delaying gratification

Delaying gratification

Have you read ‘The Road Less Traveled’ by Scott Peck?  It’s been about 10 years since I did, but I came across it again whilst packing up my life and I realised it’s probably time I did again.  In particular, seeing it jogged my memory about the theory of delaying gratification.  In my words, this … Continue reading

Miles of hope for Cancer research

Miles of hope for Cancer research

As I’ve mentioned here before, 3 months after I arrive in NY, I will be competing in the New York City triathlon – and raising money for the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the process. Now, I need to raise $3,500 in the process – so please, please, give generously.   My sponsorship page can … Continue reading

Today the hair gets it

Today the hair gets it

Yes, the day has finally dawned when I will visit the hairdressers for the first time since October 2010.  I have a wedding late this afternoon and I’ve decided to ‘work from home’ today – as in at the nail bar / hairdressers 😉 I have become very comfortable with my natural shag, but I … Continue reading