Browsing Tag

charity

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • It’s time to end forced marriage

    Tweet A few years ago, when I was working on a women’s magazine, I interviewed two sisters who had been, essentially, kidnapped by their father and taken overseas so that they could be forced…

    August 5, 2013
  • Are you a responsible tourist?

    Tweet Are you going away this summer? And if so, are you a responsibile tourist? This is something I’ve been thinking quite a bit lately. As someone who travels a lot for work, and…

    July 26, 2013
  • All kids should get the chance to see the sea

    Tweet When I was 10, we were taken on a whole school trip to Littlehampton. There are several reasons I remember this day trip. Firstly, because my mum bought my sister and I brand…

    July 15, 2013
  • Everyone knows someone affected by cancer

    Tweet I’ve lost count of the number of incredible women I’ve interviewed over the years whose lives have been affected by cancer. Mothers who have lost children, wives who have lost husbands, and women…

    April 30, 2012
  • Thinking of getting a puppy? Please read this first

    Tweet This is Yoda when he was a very young puppy. As you can see he was absolutely adorable. Impossible to resist, in fact. It’s hard to believe that he and his brothers and sisters…

    April 19, 2012