10 December 2012

2012 Digital Predictions – how did we do?

If you’ve been following us for a while (and we know some of you have!) you’ll know that our CEO, Tanya Goodin likes to spend some time in late December putting together her ‘digital predictions’ for the year ahead. Whilst Tanya works on her 2013 edition, we thought it was time to update last year’s infographic which we created to …

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10 December 2012

10th December- Remember when David Weir Won 4 Paralympic Gold Medals?

Today’s ‘Year to Celebrate’ entry is a truly remarkable triumph! Not only did paralympian David Weir compete in an outstanding seven races, in just ten days, he completed a total of 35.3 miles, and he won *FOUR* Gold medals! David Weir, achieved his dream of putting disabled athletes on the map…an inspiration to all! Described by head coach of UK …

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9 December 2012

9th December-Remember the Olympic Torch Relay?

Today, our ‘Year to Celebrate’ advent app, remembers the spectacular Olympic torch relay! Women want him; men want to be him… Sporting legend David Beckham, met the Olympic flame, as it landed from Greece and begun the memorable torch relay. The Olympic Committee for Great Britain wanted to make London2012 the ‘people’s games’… Not only lifting the spirits of commuters in …

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8 December 2012

8th December -Remember when Beth Tweddle Finally Won her Olympic Medal

Highly talented, and world championship winning gymnast, Beth Tweddle, had never won an Olympic medal. Until, London 2012… Not only was London 2012 on home turf, and her final Olympics, she finally got that truly deserved bronze medal! Outtakes: Oscar Pistorius, World champion,  Paralympian was the ‘face’ of the Paralympics. Not only did he win two Gold medals and one …

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7 December 2012

7th December- Remember the First EVER Women Rowers to Win Gold?

Today’s ‘Year to Celebrate’ entry is something we want to see repeated in *all* future Olympics! We hadn’t won a medal for days. We feared our winning streak was over. We were all feeling a bit deflated by a few days of Olympic medal drought, when Heather Stanning and Helen Glover reminded us all that Team GB has some of the most …

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6 December 2012

The Hospice and the Ivy

Our history with Tamar’s Lifeline Charity has seen the Tamar team travel as far as Cape Town and Shanghai, but this year we were slightly closer to home with the a rather shorter trip to a very chilly Sydenham. This year we wanted to volunteer for a charity or hospice and hospices don’t come more inspirational than St Christopher’s Hospice …

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6 December 2012

6th December- Remember Bradley Wiggins Tour de France Victory?

Today’s ‘Year to celebrate’ entry is probably the hairiest of the bunch. Yes, it’s the legend that is WIGGO! Combining his many years of training with raw talent, and of course those epic sideburns,Bradley Wiggins became the first Brit to win the Tour de France this year. This triumphant victory, along with his Olympic medals made 2012 Bradley’s year! Outtakes: …

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5 December 2012

5th December – Remember the Olympics Closing Ceremony?

 A fine example of that saying ‘Everything good must come to an end’, and what a bloody good end it was! The world realised how GREAT Britain is and what better way to celebrate than with a party?! This was one party that everyone wished they’d been invited to, showing just how good us Brit’s are at partying. Featuring performances …

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4 December 2012

4th December- Remember when Both Browlee Brothers Won Medals?

What do you mean you haven’t downloaded our app, do you want to be on Santa’s naughty list? No presents for you! Look, quickly download it now, and we’ll pretend you’ve been good all year…. Now you realise why we are so excited, it’s only 20 days till we’ll be leaving our minces pie and port out for Father Christmas… Both Brownlee …

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3 December 2012

3rd December- Remember when Chris Hoy Became the Greatest British Olympian

If you weren’t already, surely you MUST be feeling Christmas-y by now! Apart from you scrooges who *still* haven’t downloaded our app. I hope you realise that Santa knows when you’ve been naughty… Unless you don’t want presents this year, we imagine you’ve now downloaded our FREE app. Chris Hoy Becomes Greatest British Olympian Not only is he a Sir and an incredible track cyclist, as …

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