Riding The Rockies! 

This was the 2nd challenge i took on to raise funds for The Velindre . The Rockies are somewhere i have wanted to visit for as long as i can remember and this opportunity to fulfil that dream was too good to pass on even though my legs , back and bum may disagree. Nothing and i mean nothing can prepare you for the sheer beauty of this place , the long winding roads, the forests that line each highway and the lakes that split the land like crystals will leave you wanting to stay . Each day of this challenge…

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Trip to Mount Kilimanjaro 

Where do i start with this one , this is something i will never forget , the sheer tiredness,hunger and deflation in what i felt at the time was defeat . I was approached by the fantastic Velindre Hospital fundraising team in circa 2011 to take part in a challenge to raise much needed funds for the hospital here in Wales . The doctors, nurses and people of The Velindre will always hold a dear part of my heart , the work they do day in day out benefits so many lives and so the opportunity to give back was…

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