Beach art wanted....

Beach art wanted….

We need your help urgently to start a trend…. If you are at a beach this summer please write #facingup2KC in the sand and send us a photo, let’s see how many photos we can get. We are taking the rake with us on Stage 3 which starts this Sunday. Look out for photos coming […]

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£hank-you

£hank-you

Here’s a long list of names to be added to our Hall of Fame as a small way of extending our thanks to those who have generously donated their money and in many cases their time and their homes to help the Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer campaign and to keep Thunderbirds 1 & 2 […]

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Three Fishes

Here’s our latest update on the weekend with Saturday’s adventures aboard Thunderbird 4:     High on Jon’s wish-list is to do as much canoeing, while he can, as possible. On Saturday Jon set off from Glasbury in… Posted by Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer on Monday, 27 July 2015

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Stage 3 launch

Stage 3 launch

We are proud to announce that next Sunday 2nd August Jon will be setting off from The National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull. Huge thanks to the Director Mr James Hewing and the staff and we will be there 11.15 to 12 noon. We have the final three launch venues: Jon is thrilled as next Sunday […]

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One of our heroes...

One of our heroes…

Here’s to another of our heroes in more ways than one: Elaine Cook survived Kidney Cancer and after hearing Jon on the local Blackpool radio in June just before the launch of Jon’s ride she decided she wanted to give something back. To date she has raised over £350.00 for the research funds. Thank you […]

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Home again

 We are back home after Stage 2, to get back to work and prepare for Stage 3. Don’t forget our cream teas next Sunday at Letton Church just off the A438 almost opposite the Kinnersly turn. 2.30 – 5pm for the best of Herefordshire baking.  Sarah and Jon well and truly ‘cream crackered’ tonight after […]

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Superhero supporters

Superhero supporters

Friends and colleagues old and new are joining the Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer Team to help us raise the vital research funds. 100% of what is donated will go to research as we arranged sponsorship to cover the costs of raising awareness as part of this event. On Saturday 18th July Elaine Cook, a […]

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Tuesday & Wednesday

Tuesday & Wednesday

Here’s the quickest way to see the last two days:   Today we passed through Ayshire and stopped at Culzean castle for a most enjoyable 3 hours. Now we are in Dumfries and Galloway. #facingup2KC Posted by Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer on Tuesday, 14 July 2015   Today has been a day to regroup in the […]

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Reports from the 8th July

Reports from the 8th July

Our latest #facingup2KC updates We all enjoyed yesterday so much: arriving to enjoy the best hot chocolate in the cafe at John O’ Groats, to post a… Posted by Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer on Thursday, 9 July 2015   Heat and light is clearly an important consideration in these northern climes and we passed both […]

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Jon’s Diary – 4th July

Here is Saturday’s excerpt from Jon’s Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer Diary. Stage 2, Day 1.  We are in Dundee tonight , the home of jam jute and journalism, apparently. The jute industry is long gone, but jam and… Posted by Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer on Saturday, 4 July 2015

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