I love an old photo and it has been nice to take the time to look back on some of my highlights of the last 30 years (some of the reading this will start to panic – I have lots of pictures!!).  When I was this age it was all about the cake.  (Unfortunately, I couldn’t find one of my Birthday so this was my little sisters.)

I’d like to thank my family for their support with Projecthirty, I didn’t have a cake with blue smarties this year but your donations mean a lot to me and to the kids I am trying to help.


Nursery Class (1980s)


(Primary 2 – still in the 80s)

It is amazing to look back on some of these pictures and still be friends with a lot of of the people in them.  To be honest I hadn’t really appreciated the importance of friends until this year.  The support I have had for Projecthirty has been genuinely phenomenal!   From every ‘like’ to ‘share’ to every text offering help, to your own friends and family donating and getting involved..incredible!

Furthermore a big thanks to colleagues @ The Compass, family friends, other relatives, Dawn and Dave, ‘The Dirty Pint’ and the rest of you who took the time to donate – even though we only met briefly or not even at all.  It is your donations that keep me going 🙂



…..I wouldn’t be doing this if it wasn’t for JP’s inspiration and guidance in helping me see how even little old me can make a difference (see for all his adventures!!).

He loves a good quote and Ms Roosevelt is one of my favourites so here goes..

“If anyone were to ask me what I want out of life I would say- the opportunity for doing something useful, for in no other way, I am convinced, can true happiness be attained.” 
― Eleanor Roosevelt


(well, I couldn’t resist a funny photo to finish!!)


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  1. Hi there, after reading this awesome piece of writing i am as
    well delighted to share my experience here with mates.

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