Christmas Card Challenge 2017

  It’s Christmas Card Challenge time! If you’re new to the blog this year, let me explain the story behind this humble little annual fundraising drive and its purpose. A long time ago, I was that person who wrote Christmas cards. Not so much for pleasure but out of obligation, and also because I genuinely get excited about…

Christmas Card Challenge 2016

It’s time again for the Christmas Card Challenge! I’m proud of the legacy of this (humble) little annual fundraising drive, but let me explain if you’re unfamiliar with what it does. Once upon a time, I used to write Christmas cards. But the paper waste bothered me (yes, I know they could be recycled). Then…

Christmas Card Challenge 2015

  It’s Christmas Card Challenge time! If you’re unfamiliar with my annual fundraising drive, let me explain. Since 2008, I’ve held a digital ‘Christmas Card Challenge’: I donate the amount of a postage stamp*, which is what I would’ve spent if I was sending an actual card, for each individual commenter who has left a comment…