Car boot sale organised by the Jones’/Robinson’s families

Talk to Saltford Walkers’ group

17 September – Talk at Clifton High Prep. School assembly

September – Howell’s School languages week in Llandaff, where in two days I spoke at the primary, secondary and sixth form assemblies! Friends of Alalay is one of their Rotary International charities of the year

Ben Nevis hike

Talk to the sixth form at QEH School, Bristol about the possibilities of volunteering and gap years in Bolivia

14 June – Sponsored hike up Ben Nevis by Emma and Will

May – Talk at St. Peter’s Ladies Guild, Henleaze

The church council at All Saints Church, Clifton very kindly supported my charity as one of those adopted for the Lent period.

15 May – Music night organised by Ben, Michaela and Jenna (students from the North Bristol Post-16 Centre at Cotham School) as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award – three local talented bands played, many people attended and there was even a raffle!

May – Juliet, Sophie and Oliver completed the Bristol 10km run

Music night

January – Talk at the English Speaking Union (Bristol)

Non-uniform day and Christmas card sale at Aldercar Community Language College, Nottinghamshire

Sponsored ‘100 challenges in a night’ evening at the 74th Kingswood Cub Scouts

Before leaving for Bolivia – Brazilian cakes and cocktails evening