The Dragons are coming to Reading on August 20th… race the dragon or simply turn up for the excitement and fun 😉 The festival is already four times the size of last year. It’s becoming a premiere event in Reading. … Continue reading You know you’ve always wanted to go Dragon Boat Racing…
Download the details and entry form of our Dragon Boat Festival at Dorney Lake on Sunday 28th June 2015. For the 3rd year running the cost of entering a crew (up to 15 in a squad) remains the same at … Continue reading Dragon Boat Festival at Dorney Lake on Sunday 28th
MarlowFM is a bustling community radio station that is based in Marlow but, in this ‘ere modern world, can be heard online. Sadly, also in this modern world, there are those that see an opportunity to take what’s not theirs … Continue reading MarlowFM join their Dragon Boat…
When presenting your crowd funding project to the world then you need to aid digestion! Keeping the presentation the right length… for the Dragon Boat race this doesn’t need to very long… if you’re looking for £1m investment then a … Continue reading Sharing Your Dragon Boat Challenge Project
Enjoy the video from last year… You are invited to enter your company or club for the fun event of the summer season, High Wycombe Rotary Club’s Dragon Boat Race Sunday June 2014. Squads of up to 15 people, aged … Continue reading Join our Dragon Boat Crowd Funding Page
Have you always fancied the idea of a spot of Dragon Boat Racing but not got round to it? Well now’s your chance to join in the fun… Sunday 29th June… High Wycombe Rotary have room for 2 more dragon … Continue reading Room for 2 more Dragon Boat teams…
I’ve never run a marathon, or a half marathon – in fact the most I’ve run since school cross country is probably the one mile run for breast cancer a few years ago. Running, rowing – it’s all the same … Continue reading Why I volunteered for the Dragon Boat Challenge
Have you always fancied the idea of a spot of Dragon Boat Racing but not got round to it? Well now’s your chance to join in the fun… I’m looking for between 10 & 20 Dragon Boat Paddlers who will … Continue reading Dragon Boat Challenge Sunday 29th June
The Dragon Boat Challenge is set to be the flagship summer event that any top employer would want their employees to be part of… One where sports clubs from across the county will be sending the best 15 athletes to … Continue reading Don’t miss the boat on this Summer Fun
Great news, after years of tough negotiations, we’ve finally secured sponsorship for our Dragon Boat rowers… Windsor & Eton Brewery will be providing us with dragon fuel in the form of their World Cup WINNING Maracana Brazilian Blonde Beer 😉 … Continue reading World Cup Winning Brazilian Blonde sponsors our Dragon Fuel
48 hours to go, I need 3 more paddlers, good news I have a kind benefactor who has paid £150 to cover entry fees… so just need 3 efficient paddlers to make themselves known ASAP… Also, figured why not run … Continue reading Do you feel lucky? Make this kids day…
Roll up, roll up, roll up… Thursday 25th June at Windsor Racecourse as part of Thames Valley EXPO, Business in Berkshire is hosting a TOMBOLA where we’ll have 200 tickets costing just £5 each… That will give us… yes you’ve guessed it…. £1,000 for the kids in Nepal… mighty generous of you 😉 Adding to our Dragon Boat Challenge total (I’m still looking for more paddlers if you know of any brave dragon slayers!) and go to The Juniper Fund who manage the process. All we need now are a bunch of prizes… Reid Office Supplies are providing a … Continue reading Windsor EXPO Tombola for Kids in Nepal
Today I launched our appeal for half a dozen more people to join our Dragon Boat Challenge crew on Dorney Lake Sunday 28th June 2015 at the Thames Valley EXPO’s exhibitors lunch at The MacDonald Hotel, Windsor. We’re going to raise money for The Juniper Fund and here’s why… I was a little irritated about having said a swear word a few times in my presentation but after listening to the German’s above I forgave myself! Thanks to Mary Flavelle for the great camera work… would have been nice to capture the standing ovation at the end mind … Continue reading Ever wondered what it’s like to feel an earthquake and get hit by an avalanche on Everest?
Last year we raised over £800 from Dragon Boat racing. In addition my Windsor & Eton Rotary Club kindly donated £1000 which meant we raised enough money to help fund 15 more boats for The Philippines! I spoke to my … Continue reading Yolanda II : The ICE BREAKER Returns
When you’ve got a great idea you want to share with someone at a big corporate and you don’t know who to call… what do you do? In the old days, when you worked in corporate HQ you could ask … Continue reading Are you missing the office banter?
I had 30 minutes to write something this morning and wanted to focus on the Dragon Boat race… Reminded of the photo above and how I thought it was the best smiley photo of me… how the Dragon Boat race … Continue reading Why is it important to SMILE?
I hope yours has been similarly eventful! Let’s get it on… Started off talking to a multi award winning technology reseller who has tentacles across the nation… got a crowd funding project taking shape which is going shine SOOO brightly … Continue reading What a great start to 2015…
The last time I was this excited about the start of a New Year was 2005, when our email marketing service ignited, that was 10 years ago! Crowd Funding as we know it today started around 2006, by 2009 there … Continue reading Crowd Funding our way into 2015
Here’s a little Christmas stocking filler that you might want to get that special someone… Stuart Young, some of you may know from slow networking over at Binfield or the Dragon Boat race last summer, is a multi talented chap … Continue reading Will you be changing anything after Christmas?
Sunday evening I put my diary together to see me through to Christmas… then it’ll be time to lay down my vision for the start of 2015… The purpose of the plan is not to lay down some targets that … Continue reading Preparing to lay down that business plan 2015
Over the last year myself & others in the area, namely Carla Delaney, Stuart Young & Colin Willman have been hosting Slow Business Networking events. The aim was to bring people out on a Friday for a spot of business … Continue reading Slow Business Networking NEW Community Format
Over 700 people have pre-registered for today’s #TVExpo… THIS IS YOUR EARLY MORNING REMINDER! If you are free, come on down and enjoy an nice cup of FREE coffee in The Berkshire Lounge. Just follow your eyes as you walk … Continue reading Thames Valley EXPO, Windsor Racecourse, is OPEN
Thames Valley EXPO takes place this coming Thursday 12th June 2014 at Windsor Racecourse and we’d like to invite you along for a coffee in the Berkshire Blog Lounge… Of course you can bring a friend, bring 2… but in … Continue reading Fancy at coffee next Thursday at #TVExpo?
We’ve launched 2 Christmas charity crowd funding campaigns, a National 3D Printer project (starting in Wokingham) and put the call our for a corporate family fun day so we need to showcase an individual or two! First up, Charlotte Wilkinson … Continue reading Crowd Funding your dreams