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Charity work in Africa

screen-shot-2016-09-30-at-15-19-21Wendy (Freestone Creative’s Company Secretary) is off soon to darkest deepest Africa to spend time with Smile Malawi – a charity that provides a home, family, education and love for orphaned and vulnerable children who would otherwise be living on the streets.

Inspired by some friends who visited the charity last summer, Wendy didn’t hesitate when the opportunity arose to visit and help out, saying “At the back of my mind, it’s something I’ve felt I’ve always wanted to do.”

She is realistic about the trip. “I absolutely know I can’t Continue reading


Seemed like a good idea at the time…

Monte_Carlo_or_Bust_Rally_logoOur story starts around a conversation I had (in a pub – I should have known better) with a friend ‘Shaun the barber’ (yes, that is his real name and yes, that is what he does for a living). The conversation was about one of my brother’s quite barmy road trips, basically you drive an old car that you have bought for barely more than its scrap value, across a continent or land mass on a pre-set and organised route. On this route you will have to complete set challenges (slightly concerned about these) and upon completion (assuming your car makes it) your beloved motor is sold for scrap and the funds raised donated to charity – apparently the scrapman drives you Continue reading