Browsing Tag

charity

  • A London nursery solution for parents

    Tweet I’m very glad that we raised No 1 Son in London – he has grown up so confident and capable and nothing really phases him; but I do remember how difficult it was to…

    September 12, 2016
  • Please help vulnerable kids to have a Safe Summer

    Tweet It’s all too easy when we’re thinking about our own summer holiday plans with our families to forget that there are many kids growing up in the UK for whom the school holidays can…

    June 4, 2015
  • Why I’m sponsoring a room at Centrepoint

    Tweet We’ve been in our new home for just over a week now, and apart from a few issues with the heating it’s pretty much perfect. But as we were exchanging it occurred to…

    December 21, 2014
  • Meeting David Gandy and a very good cause

    Tweet Last Thursday I put on my glad rags and headed out to the Collars and Coats Gala at Battersea Evolution, in aid of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. Of course as the proud owner…

    November 6, 2014
  • See the child. Change the system.

    Tweet Back in January I told you about my visit to Kids Company and how I was humbled by Camila Batmanghelidjh and the fantastic work done by this incredible charity. I also told you…

    June 25, 2014
  • And the winning charity is…

    Tweet The 30 Green Days Challenge may be over, but I still have one last thing to do: and this is the bit where I get to play fairy godmother, because I’m going to reveal…

    May 6, 2014
  • Sponsor a child and change lives

    Tweet One of the things that happens when you become a parent is that you become much more aware that not all children are as lucky as yours; it makes you determined to help…

    March 3, 2014
  • Humbled by Camila Batmanghelidjh and Kids Company

    Tweet It’s the child’s bed that does it for me. A pink bed, with a white sculpture of a child on top of it. Above, a mobile, coat hangers of men’s shoes. They represent,…

    January 14, 2014
  • Christmas jumper day 2013

    Tweet As you know this year we’re supporting Save The Children in our house as our Christmas charity. And tomorrow (or today, if you’re reading this on Friday 13 December) it’s Christmas jumper day…

    December 12, 2013
  • A Christmas gift for a child we will never know

    Tweet We’ve just bought a Christmas gift for a child we will never know. £10 of winter clothes to keep a child warm and alive this winter in a country where temperatures can drop…

    November 2, 2013