Participants of the ZimFast challenege

Good Deed of the Day

  Good Deed of the Day   After spending six months living on rice and beans, whilst living in a rural Nicaraguan village, I’ve convinced my partner in crime Luke, and our old chum Chantel, to join me on a six day Zimbabwean-themed fast.     The purpose is to help raise funds for the beautiful charity…

Swinging from Pro-EU to Brexit

When I started writing this several months ago, I was a supporter of the Union; proud of the good that derives from the entity. I still am proud, and do believe it will continue to achieve great things. However, the more I’ve researched, the more I’ve shifted from Pro-Union to on-the-fence. Now, I desire Brexit. Despite…

Freepost address for Tory HQ

Freepost address for Tory HQ   How and where to send your biased EU referendum brochure – if not where the sun don’t shine?!   Regardless of your opinion on the EU, it’s wrong for us to have forked out over £9 million to address David Cameron’s personal opinion – especially when the leave group were…

Coffee With A Conscience – in Nicaragua

Life Planning with Coffee   Café Luz has not only been a fortnightly haven of Wi-Fi and gorgeous food, it’s been an inspiration. The owner set up the coffee shop in 2007, with only nine wooden tables in an otherwise empty space. The vision was simple; to help make a difference to local communities.  …

Having a Bad Day?

  Having a Bad Day? (or even if it’s a good one…)   Two types of people walk this world; judgers and triers. Judgers, like online trolls, sit on the side lines and merely comment. Triers get out there and try to do things, try to make things happen, try to understand an issue, community group…

Domino Effect: Nicaragua

  Global Domino Effect Whilst taking shelter from a tropical storm, which turned our rural Nicaraguan village into a series of rivers, I didn’t believe the locals when they said there’d soon be no rain at all. Up until then, the Nicaragua I had fallen in love with was rich and green; fields and mountains…