My friend Audrie Reed organised the most fantastic fashion show which took place last week. It was for the Cambridge based charity Village Outreach Society to create fundraising to provide a health and vaccine programme to an indigenous tribe in Tamil Nadu, S. India. These families survive by scavenging anything they can recycle and sell from the city dump.
Anglia Ruskin University 2nd year design students created new fashions from recycled clothing and their outfits were auctioned off. There were also some great exhibits, including dresses made from plastic bags and tea-bags and a map of the world created out of rubbish from different countries. The event was also held in conjunction with Cambridge University Festival of Ideas.
My sisters, my daughter and I did the makeup for the models and we had great fun going a bit wild with over-the-top cat walk makeup, I can’t wait to see the pictures, as soon as get some through I’ll post them on here
Well done to Audrie for organising such a fantastic event.
Yesterday was just a crazy day. My son Iain is here to visit and he and his sister Sophie made a brilliant tea for us all which was lovely :) My mum then phoned to say that granny was having another heart attack and she was following the ambalance up to the hospital. Just as I got of the phone from mum, my little sisters (Georgina) friend phoned me saying Georgie had fallen of her bike up near Netherhall School - just round the corner from my grannies - and there was all this crying and yells in the background, I didn't have my car as it's in getting work done for it's MOT retest today but luckily my other sister Suzanne was close by so she flew up to where Georgie was, rang me and said she'd called an ambalance for Georgie as she couldn't get up. I then phoned the family so everyone knew what was happening - mum said that granny was in one bed in A & E and Georgie was in the Opposite bed! Poor granny has had to stay in, so we are just waiting on news and my poor little sis had really badly broken her collar bone. She is at home now with my mum, resting on the sofa but it must be really really painful, she has only got a sling because they can't put plaster there, so she'll have to just lay still for a while. I'll go and visit granny and Georgie later once Iain gets here, Georgie will get spoilt :) I hope my poor lovely granny won't suffer in any way, it's a very testing and emotional time for us all at the moment.
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