Monthly Archives:: February 2016

16 February – Daddy

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Good evening Isaac and Reuben’s Dad here….. Time flies by doesn’t it? I know I haven’t posted for a while. The last 12 months and especially January have vanished before my very eyes. Anyway I’m not normally into signs from heaven, as Nic will tell you, but the last ten days have given me at…

13 February – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks Manchester weekly news column Happy valentines weekend to all those that have love in their hearts this weekend. We will be spending some time together as a family and taking Isaac to watch a movie. Nothing romantic, it’s called “goosebumps” and I am sure he will love it. Another busy week at the…

12 February – Miss

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Gosh, I haven’t half missed him this week…… Culminating in a “shared memory” courtesy of facebook today. Sometimes looking back at my facebook memories can be so painful.. yet I want to see what happened in 2010, 11 and 12, for they are years that held him…. My fingers cautiously move across my mobile phone…

11 February – British Gas

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A big thank you to the staff from British Gas Hattersley for bag packing and hosting an awareness stall at Sainsbury’s Denton (thank you to Sainsbury’s Denton too for hosting our lovely volunteers) British Gas Hattersley have chosen us as their “Charity Of The Year” and their staff will support us in 2016 by fundraising…

7 February – Reu the Gnu

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Reu the Gnu has been out and about with his author and creator Victoria Trundle. He has been campaigning against the potential closure of Coppull library……….. He has made the front pages of their local paper and has rubbed shoulders with famous folk too. More can be found here on how you can support. “Books…

6 February – Manchester Weekly News

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We have an apology to make this week. We have had a couple of calls from businesses whose charity pots were collected and they haven’t received their total or thank you card from us? It seems on further investigation that our post has gone missing, that we posted on the 23rd of December. So if…

5 February – One whole year

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A whole year ago today we filmed this …… It was freezing and snowing and we had to dig Stacey off the drive of the retreat. The lodge work was just about to start and was estimated to be 11 weeks …. (she laughs …) What a great opportunity it was for us and how…

2 February – Easy

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Look at how well this initiative supports us…. and its costs you £0 but helps us out lots …. complete price parity, nothing costs you more than it would Total amount raised so far: £2,423.98 Amount raised last month: £125.79 Amount raised over the last 3 months: £388.55 Total number of supporters: 444 Number of…

30 January – Manchester Weekly News

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This weeks Manchester weekly news …… Thank you for your big share, comments and likes last week, they were really helpful ! Nic 25th January This week I am counting my blessings and feeling very grateful after a spring clean accident at home. Not my best trick. I left work on Friday and was very…

27 January – Kindness

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Another example of kindness ….. this message made me chuckle … thank you HG “I hope you don’t mind me messaging you. I noticed that you posted about your eye on Facebook (so pleased you are recovering!) I was there in A&e when you came in and I wish I’d known who you were while…