I am typing this blog at the end of my first day back at work, slightly jet lagged, reflecting on what an amazing life experience I have been on during the last two weeks.
Tim Wiseman, BREEAM Domestic Refurbishment Scheme Manager, updates us on the progress of his 500 mile charity cycle ride around Myanmar! With support from the BRE Trust, Tim is cycling to raise money for Article25 whilst conducting research into healthcare buildings in the Southeast Asian country. Friday 10th November – Popping up mount Popa We left … Continue reading “Update from Myanmar – Article25 Charity Cycle”
The next update from my 500 mile cycle ride around Myanmar, undertaking building research and raising money for Article25! Day 3 – heading up north to the countryside We took the 15 hour overnight sleeper train from Yangon to Mandalay. It was certainly an interesting experience. Just like a normal sleeper train, but a lot slower, … Continue reading “Update from Myanmar – Article25 Charity Cycle”
Update from my 500 mile cycle ride around Myanmar, undertaking building research and raising money for Article25! I arrived at 9pm on Saturday 4th November at Yangon, with jet lag, to find out we had to be up and ready by 9am the next day! It turned out to be completely worth it! In the … Continue reading “Myanmar – Setting the scene in Yangon”
In February this year, I got an email from a contact of BREEAM, Tom Dollard from PTE Architects, asking if I would be interested in taking on an exciting challenge. That challenge would be cycling 500 miles around Myanmar, whilst raising money for charity and undertaking building research in the healthcare sector. This presented a … Continue reading “Cycling for Healthcare Buildings in Myanmar – a project for Article 25 and the BRE Trust”