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Malawi Mountain Madness

August 27, 2013

A few weeks ago I wrote about my Malawi Mission. I will be climbing up the highest mountain in southern Africa in aid of the AMECA Trust. They are a small charity set up in memory of Alex Markus, an Army doctor who died aged just 23. His mother Ruth used the money she received from […]

Tickets for BFI 9th Doctor screenings up for grabs

July 29, 2013

I’ve got a spare pair of tickets for the screening of the Doctor Who 9th Doctor double bill “Bad Wolf” and “The Parting of the Ways” at BFI Southbank on Saturday 24th August. So I’m going to give them to one lucky supporter of my charity fundraising as a thank you. I wrote last week about […]

Tony’s Malawi Mission

July 22, 2013

I am taking part in a fundraising community challenge in Malawi next year. The fundraising helps support the work of the AMECA Trust, which provides medical aid in Africa. Founded by Ruth Markus in memory of her son Alex, who was an army doctor, the trust believes in building healthcare that doesn’t require constant hand outs […]

Skillful sailing assures a prosperous voyage

July 8, 2013

I went on a cruise yesterday. On a yacht, which had sails and everything. I’ve never really been sailing before. The limited knowledge gleaned from movies and TV gave me the impression that it was a whirl of action, where a foot in the wrong place or a moment’s inattention would lead one to being […]

The day I met the new Doctor Who

June 24, 2013

In 1991, I met the new Doctor Who. An excited phone call from my Auntie one Saturday morning informed the twelve-year-old me that the new Doctor Who was at the local school fete. Being the keen young fan that I was, I couldn’t believe that the new Doctor Who was so close by. It didn’t matter […]