Author Archives: sjdeventsltd

About sjdeventsltd

Owner of an Event Management Consultancy Company, specialising in offering flexible services for all types of events, including fundraising projects in the charity sector.

Is time a healer for grief … can we overcome the cards we are dealt …

Yes, and why, well in a few days, that significant date for me comes around again, the 21st September. Rewind to five years ago today, I lost my best friend, my mother to the Big C.  A short battle to … Continue reading

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Sarah Ducker and Henley Literary Festival and Mental Health

This year sees me as an individual sponsoring Charlie Hart & Beth Lynch at this year’s Henley Literary Festival on Sunday 29th September. Previously, SJD Events Limited would have sponsored this event and over the past eleven years, I have … Continue reading

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Knowing when to let go … almost five years on

So, rewind to September 2014 when my mother passed away after a short illness to the Big C. My first time on the front line of being the carer and I learnt a lot as I cared over the 4 … Continue reading

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January challenges – a Triathlon with team ‘You Me and Big C’ and volunteering

So, rewind a few months when I met Deborah and Lauren at the book launch of ‘F*** You Cancer’ at Henley Literary Festival and it was at this time that I realised I was part of what they called the … Continue reading

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Getting a Wake Up Call

I am writing this article as I think I have just had a bit of a wakeup call. What do I mean? Nobody officially told me that my body would change after my Cancer treatment or that I would never … Continue reading

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When you realise you are not fit …

So, I think I am healthy, I am not obese, well maybe I carry a few extra pounds but hey what you expect when you get over 40 as our metabolism slows down. In fact, since I had cancer two … Continue reading

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Volunteering a year on …

I have now been volunteering at the Royal Marsden Chelsea for just over a year and still loving it.   By that I mean, I enjoy it as it is my way of saying thank you and giving back.  Some of … Continue reading

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