The Secret Life of a Fundraiser

Well….. that’s step 1 done…… At least I got out of bed after 36 hours. In that time I didn’t open the curtains (despite it being a wonderful sunny Good Friday), I didn’t eat, I barely drank anything, cried most of the time, threw in some sleep for good measure, didn’t shower or brush my teeth. I’m still in the same clothes I was wearing 3 days … Continue reading The Secret Life of a Fundraiser

Tough Girl Podcast Part 3

Hello! Welcome to part 3 of the 7 Woman 7 Challenges Tough Girl Podcast. Minutes before this interview, I was busy having a battle with myself….. “Shall I pretend everything is ok and be positive?” or “shall I tell the truth and say that I am having a hard time with fundraising?” After an extremely busy day (video diary below) it seemed that the latter happened. I’ve … Continue reading Tough Girl Podcast Part 3

Radio Interview on Phoenix FM

28/03/17 Here’s round 2 of me delving into my life on the radio. This one didn’t feel like I was being thrown in at the deep end as much as the last. The guys from Phoenix FM were celebrating their 10th birthday and hosting the show on the road, which was fascinating to see. A few bits of technology whizzed their voices and music across to 40,000 people in Essex … Continue reading Radio Interview on Phoenix FM

Radio Interview with BBC Essex

21/03/17 Well that was exciting!  I just got interviewed on The Ronnie Barbour Show on BBC Essex Radio. After getting to grips with doing interviews on the Tough Girl podcast, I didn’t feel as nervous as I usually do and arrived all prepared with cue cards in case I got tongue tied. In turns out that Ronnie didn’t even ask much about my rowing challenge!  He had … Continue reading Radio Interview with BBC Essex

It’s Official – I’m Rowing The Atlantic

Sunday 6th September After a busy day working with Ben and Karl taking down the obstacles from Spartan Races Cambridge event, we all head back to the staff house for some important administration. Tognight is the night that we fill out our Talisker Whisky Challenge application forms and send our first instalment of our registration fee to Atlantic Campaigns. It’s a good job I felt tired … Continue reading It’s Official – I’m Rowing The Atlantic