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When is a blog not a blog…

When it’s never updated, that’s when. The aim of our blog was to keep supporters up to date in a pretty informal manner with our key activities and achievements. It doesn’t need to be anything to jazzy or official, but keeps everyone in the loop, and if nothing else, we can remind ourselves why we’re […]

Saving space and time…

Jack’s Journey is definitely growing. Physically. I can tell. I have absolutely no space left in my garage!   If someone had told me how much physical space running a new charity would take, I’d have laughed. Surely a few collection tubs and some ‘merch’ can’t take that much space. “Anyway, I’ve got a garage, […]

I’ll never make a pro-blogger…!

I swore that when we first asked Rebecca to build us a website that I would keep on top of things, keep it updated and maintained. All too often do we see websites that aren’t used to their potential and are left to fall out of date, almost by accident. We had some very useful […]

Guest Post: Lynsey@LOTS: “Stop Making Excuses.”

Picture the conversation: “Would you be interested in writing a guest blog post for us?” Outer voice: “Yes of course! I’d be delighted to help! I’m flattered that you thought of me! When is your deadline? 3 weeks away? Great – leave it with me.” Inner voice: “Oh bugger. What the hell will I write […]

What’s your motivation?

I find that when it comes to fund-raising, especially of the physical challenge type. It’s always best to have a specific source of motivation or encouragement to get you through. To get you through the preparation or training, to get you to the start line, and to get you through the tough bits which will […]

First JJ official Blog post!

It’s been a long time since I wrote a blog post, but we’ve been a tiny bit busy of late! What with the official registration of JJ with the charity commission, branding of the charity with the amazing Rebecca Watson (www.rebeccawatsondesign.co.uk), acquiring lots of lovely merchadise, an easter egg walk, working with Linda Radcliffe, major […]