Week 47 – Maggie’s | NJIB

I can’t think of a better way to round of my last visit with the Nicest Job in Britain than with Maggie’s; spending my week drinking tea, eating cake and talking with cancer patients in the run up...

Week 46 – Disability Snowsport UK | NJIB

I absolutely love it when I see a charity doing something so worthwhile but not necessarily a necessity. To most, going on a skiing holiday is a luxury reserved for those with a few extra quid in thei...

Week 45 – Mencap | NJIB

Despite having already worked for 45 weeks, I’m not at the end – not just yet. Mencap are my 43rd charity of the year and what a way to start the round up of a mind-blowing journey. I star...

Week 43 – Theatre Alibi | NJIB

The alarm buzzed loudly in the dark room. 5.30am flashed brightly on the clock. Outside, the rain and wind crashed relentlessly against the perfectly formed Cotswold stone cottage window and the sun w...

Week 42 – YMCA | NJIB

I don’t think there is a person out there that hasn’t heard of those four famous letters, YMCA. To many an institution, but interestingly enough, regardless of how many of you know who the...

Week 41 – RAF Radar Defence Museum | NJIB

I’ve never been to a secret military facility before – most probably because they don’t ‘advertise’ them. But this one is open to the public. Being decommissioned in 1993...

Week 40 – Donkey Sanctuary | NJIB

What makes donkeys so special?   I have been looking forward to this visit for 6 months. Yes – I love animals. And yes – It has been the butt of many jokes among my colleagues. But th...

Week 39 – Young Epilepsy | NJIB

Falling on the floor and having a seizure is probably one of the most common responses when asked, “What is epilepsy?” and in truth, up until this week, it’s what most probably would...

Week 32 – The Chatterboxes | NJIB

The YMCA are an incredibly large worldwide organisation, but not even I knew the extent and reach of their work. This week I visited a small project of YMCA Bournemouth – The Chatterboxes, who s...

Week 31 – Welsh Mountain Zoo | NJIB

Winding up the unassuming narrow path, you would have no idea of the majestic wonderland that lay at the top. Nestled into the Welsh mountain coastline, the Welsh Mountain Zoo is home to some of the w...