Archive for June, 2015

Commercial version of BSC

Commercial version of BSC

Hey, we work for charities. Good causes! Why be “balanced” at all. Let’s get on with The Cause. Really? Rather naive. We persuade people to part with their money in good causes – and immediately you have all four parts to balance. The donor. The money itself. The service given. Getting it from one to the other.

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Disability campaign. Handbike Relay to Switzerland starts in Bromley

Handbike Relay to Switzerland starts in Bromley

Two teams in low low slung bikes, hand propelled, take off onto the busy A roads of England Hand-powered against the lorries, busses and trucks. Madness!

This morning I joined the crowd to wave off two small teams taking on an ambitious 1,000km Handbike relay from London to Switzerland, to raise funds for disability work in Haiti.  Coping with disability is hard enough in the developed world, but in Haiti, people with disabilities are often seen as ‘worthless’ with little access to health care and no place in society. 98% of people with disabilities in the developing world don’t have access to rehabilitation.

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