Annie May Update

This page is to keep friends and family updated on the progress of Annie May.

Overwhelmed (and exhausted).

Thank you so very much to everyone who contributed to the amazing success of pudding day. With donations, pudding day and sunflower sales to date we have raised £3000 for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research. Woohoo!!! Pudding day was absolutely crazy. There was a phenomenal turnout with people armed with puddings just flooding through the doors. I can hardly find the words to express our gratitude to have such wonderful support from our friends, family and what felt like the half the population of Cumbria!

Annie had to come home for a while by about 3.00p.m. – the chaos got a bit much for her! Once Janet Allen face-painter extraordinaire had painted her as a tiger she got into the swing of things again. It was well after 8.00pm before we got cleared up and home. None of us slept well that night, our heads were still buzzing with it all.

Still tired from it.

Next event our May Day stall in Penrith on Monday. Come and have a game of Play Your Cards Right! Dare you go all the way??



One More Sleep Til Pudding Day

Spoons at the ready!!!! Hope to see you there.

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Five Days To Go…..

Pudding Day is almost here! Could all friends who so kindly offered to make puddings for the original date please let us know if you are still able to help?

Annie is very excited as Janet Allen, face painter, phoned this morning to say that she would come along and paint faces on Sunday from 3.00p.m. onwards for a donation to Leukaemia Research. I’m hoping Annie will let Janet paint her as a little sunflower but at the moment she’s thinking she’d rather be a monkey or a fairy!


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Ready, Steady, Grow!

Annie has joined The Great Sunflower Race! Have you bought your seeds yet? See for more info.

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The Great Sunflower Race 2013

Now it’s feeling like spring we can think about getting ’round to getting stuck into selling our special packs of sunflower seeds to raise money for Leukaemia and Lymphoma research. Just £2 per pack to be in with a chance of winning top prize of £100, 2nd prize of a family day pass for Center Parcs or 3rd prize of beautiful, relaxing family days out at Ullswater Steamers and Ravenglass and Eskdale Railway. See our Great Sunflower Race 2013 page on facebook for and don’t forget to ‘like’ us! Seeds available from Flowerworld, Penrith; Silver Yard Cafe Deli, Orton; Mill Yard Cafe, Morland and Abbey Coffee Shop, Shap.

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Easter Sunday

Chocolate Gruffalo for breakfast

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Where did you get that hat? Easter egg hunting in the garden.

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Sponsored Walk for Clic Sargent

Congratulations to cousin Sara and her family and friends on completing a sponserd walk from Askham to Penrith via Whale and Lowther Castle and raising well over £200. Annie was there to bike along and see them off and then meet them at the end.

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