Frances Anne Ridge and Sharon Currie want to show that their friends and family are not alone in their fight against cancer. By taking on the small task of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro…..small compared to facing cancer……they’re hoping to raise a whole lot of much needed money for Marie Curie Cancer Care; an organisation who makes life a whole lot easier for cancer sufferers and their families.
‘Everyone at some point in their life has been touched by cancer and we’re no different.’
‘We’ve both watched family members and friends fight cancer, some have sadly lost their battles, others have won and some are still giving their all in fighting the disease.’
We did it! We’ve now been back from Tanzania for a few days – the experience went so quickly that it hasn’t quite sunk in yet that we made it to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. I can’t believe it was two weeks ago that we nervously arrived at London Heathrow Airport and met the rest […]
On our way to Kilimanjaro
The day has finally arrived. Today is the day we head off to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro and I’m not going to lie, I’m a bag of nerves. Yesterday I kept myself busy by packing, nervously un-packing to make sure I had everything and then re-packing….and repeating the process again and again. I think I’ve […]
One Week To Go Well it was back to The Cobbler on Saturday and it was our last walk together before we head off to Kilimanjaro. I can’t believe we’ve spent the last 10 months on various long walks and have never run out of things to talk about the entire way – typical women I […]
Around 10 months ago my friend, Sharon contacted me saying that she was biting the bullet and climbing Kilimanjaro for charity. We had spoken about it before but I couldn’t believe she was actually going for it. I’m not one to let a challenge pass me by so I jumped at the chance to join […]