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Caroll’s Blog 9th October 2014

I HOPE you are enjoying October. The weather might be quite unseasonable, but it is definitely autumn. What a lovely night we had at Fat Buddha this week to officially launch our 2015 Challenge to Petra, leaving on October 7, 2015. There was lots of interest and lots of questions, from “What will the weather be like?” to “How will I raise the sponsorship money?” which the team from Skyline and the Sunshine Fund answered with confidence and the usual enthusiasm. There are people ... Read more

Caroll’s Blog 18th September 2014

Hi folks, wow, wow and wow I can’t believe we've done it, what an amazing experience China was. All six of us Team Sunshine laughed, cried, sang and danced, in 40 degree heat it was an incredible 10 days. Despite my pneumonia earlier in the year and Joanne having a broken toe we overcame everything to walk the Great Wall of China. Thank you so much to everyone who supported us in fundraising and training. I personally will never forget it and neither will ... Read more

Caroll’s Blog 21st August 2014

HI folks. I hope you are enjoying August and looking forward to the bank holiday weekend. I’m counting down the days until I go to China. It’s two weeks from today that the six of us will be on the plane to Beijing. Yippee! I held a Chinese barbecue for family and friends at the weekend and raised another £100, so thank you to everyone for being so generous. I have now raised £2,800 and only have £300 left to go. I’m hoping ... Read more

Caroll’s Blog 31st July 2014

HI folks, it’s August 1 tomorrow which means we are two-thirds through the year and in the heart of the summer hols, hope you are making the most of it. Good luck to staff from Deloitte Newcastle who are taking part in the London Triathlon this weekend and raising money for The Sunshine Fund. I hope you do well and enjoy the experience. With only five weeks until I go on my China Trek I applied for my Visa, paid my airport taxes ... Read more

Caroll’s Blog 10th July 2014

WHAT a strange week for weather. One minute it’s sunny, the next we have thunderstorms, you just don’t know what to wear. I attended the Journal and Gazette Schools Awards at Ramside Hall, Durham, on Tuesday. It was a really good event and watching the kids perform was super and reminded me of attending school plays with my kids although they are so much better with technology now, they leave me standing. Anna Foster was hosting and she was super with kids and ... Read more

Trek Petra 7th-11th October 2015

Petra Trek 7th -11th October 2015 Join the Sunshine Fund in 2015 and trek Petra. This challenging and beautiful trek takes us through spectacular desert, wadis, jagged mountains rising to 1400m, and to ancient archaeological sites which are among the oldest in the Middle East Deposit: £199 Sponsorship:£2,100  Day 1:  Depart the UK for Amman and transfer through the mountainous desert landscape to our hotel in Petra for the night. Day 2:  Today we visit the magical and fascinating Unesco World Heritage Site of Petra, a city carved into ... Read more