Day 78 Recycling

A report released by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) earlier this year, revealed that British households create over 26m tonnes of waste each year, the weight of around 260 large cruise As humans we produce a lot of waste, with most ending up in landfill or even the ocean. The… Continue reading Day 78 Recycling


Day 69 Send An E-card

With all the paper we waste each year, we can build a 12 foot high wall of paper from New York to California!The World Counts Every year millions of trees are cut down for human use, being made into paper, cards, packaging, posters, books and more. Some of these products are incredible and particularly helpful… Continue reading Day 69 Send An E-card

Day 61 Donate To A Shelter

I mentioned previously that Kovu, my cat, gets a lot of presents for his birthday and Christmas, but usually he plays with the packaging more than the actual present. He has more and more toys sat waiting for him to play with them, yet he steals the empty box from my eye drops, my favourite… Continue reading Day 61 Donate To A Shelter

Day 57 Give A Little

Today is inspired by one of my oldest and best friends. When I signed up to Trek26 to raise money for Alzheimers Society, I asked if he would sponsor me and he donated a very generous £20. I am extremely grateful for this, especially during these uncertain times, being self employed during Covid, it is… Continue reading Day 57 Give A Little

Day 37 Tools For Self Reliance

Tools For Self Reliance is a charity organisation founded in 1979, with the ambition to live in a world without poverty. They work with the people of Ghana, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, providing help and support to tradespeople, encouraging them to build livelihoods and income for themselves. These trades include carpenters, mechanics,… Continue reading Day 37 Tools For Self Reliance

Day 36 Loos For Schools

Can you even begin to imagine life without a toilet? Not in your home, not in your workplace or school, not anywhere. Instead you must find somewhere outside to release, maybe roadside or in a bush. Hoping that you aren't seen by someone else, or that your waste doesn't end up in the water that… Continue reading Day 36 Loos For Schools

Day 35 World Cancer Day

Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, and is responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Globally, about 1 in 6 deaths is due to cancer.World Health Organisation There are more than 200 different types of cancer, each caused by cells dividing uncontrollably, which then form tumours and are named due… Continue reading Day 35 World Cancer Day

Day 33 Tinnitus Awareness Week

Tinnitus is often described as ringing in the ear. But it can be different types of sound, including buzzing, humming, throbbing or music. Musical tinnitus is when the sounds seem to have a tune or may be a song and pulsatile tinnitus is synchronized with the heart beat. Tinnitus can be present constantly or on… Continue reading Day 33 Tinnitus Awareness Week

Day 28 Dementia

Someone develops it every three minutes and there’s currently no cure.Alzheimer's Society I have previously spoken about dementia on Day 8, which was specifically about Lewy Body Dementia. Dementia is a range of symptoms that can include difficulty thinking or even memory loss, and occurs when the nerve cells in the brain become damaged. There… Continue reading Day 28 Dementia

Day 27 Holocaust Memorial Day

The Holocaust was tragic, it was heartbreaking, one of the worst distresses to happen to the world. There are no words strong enough to express how terrible the Holocaust was. Millions of people murdered, 6 million Jewish people and then another 7 million people from a range of different backgrounds. 27th January is a day… Continue reading Day 27 Holocaust Memorial Day