Wendy Stephenson


The Converging World
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Bristol to Paris cycle in four days

Wendy Stephenson

My page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/wendyridetoparis

Hello, a lot of my friends and family think I am crazy to do this and I did hesitate. 240 mile bike ride at the end of November in potentially freezing cold weather, blizzards and icy roads …you get the picture. The shortest day is a 50 mile ride and the longest, an 80 mile ride. I have never before cycled 50 miles in one day.

Why am I doing it? Paris is hosting the climate change talks this year and I wanted to add my voice to the millions of others that will be there to demand better protection for the only home we know – planet earth. Not just for us today but more importantly, for Lottie, Myles and Olive and all the children of future generations.

I wanted to do more than just add my voice. I have seen and experienced so much positive action by lots of different people from all around the world. These people and what they have achieved (great or small) have inspired me to want to act and raise money for their amazing projects.

One of the most inspiring projects that I have witnessed is reforestation and the many local and global benefits it brings. Trees are awesome life-giving guardians, they cool the planet and give life, they provide food and medicines, and they are our lungs. They will continue to provide the air that we need to breathe, for us, our children and their children – if we restore and protect them.

Please will you sponsor me and all money will go to reforestation. For every £1 we can plant another tree.

If you would prefer you can pledge to act by going to Darren’s (fellow cyclist from Love the Future) pledge action page with Do Nation. It was his mad idea to do this!

When I am in Paris, I will be collecting stories of positive action and blogging through Love the Future and The Converging World websites and hope that this will inspire hope for you and yours. It’s not over yet!

Lorra lorra love,

Wendy xx

More about reforestation click here. More about Love the Future click here.

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26.11.15 Good luck!

25.11.15 Good luck Wendy - have fun!!

24.11.15 Wendy, thank you for taking part in this. you are amazing!! Enjoy all the showers along they way!!! xx

24.11.15 Good Luck Wendy!!

22.11.15 Good luck and come back safe!

20.11.15 Good luck Wendy!

20.11.15 No probs with a cold Northerly behind you.

19.11.15 Keep it up Wendy Mam......We all are with You.....:)

18.11.15 Just make sure your wheels are running freely and keep going! There are lots of flat bits between here and Paris. Have fun and goo luck love! x


18.11.15 Good luck Wendy. The first 200 miles are the worst.

18.11.15 Well done Wendy, I know you can do it and it is for a great cause!!! We are all behind you . Xxxx

18.11.15 all the best

17.11.15 Good luck!

17.11.15 Good luck Wendy. I know you can do it.

17.11.15 Hoping for a better world... Let this project make wonders....

17.11.15 Great work Wendy Mam. :), let's protect or environment

17.11.15 Good Luck Wendy..:)..

16.11.15 Wendy, great dedication for saving Mother Earth and this is my small contribution.

13.11.15 Thank you Wendy for granting the opportunity. More power to you!!!

10.11.15 It's best without repetition, hesitation or deviation - good luck!

10.11.15 Go Wendy!! Think of India!

09.11.15 This is very brave of you. Don't forget to come back from Paris!

09.11.15 The only way to keep warm is to keep going and sing! Don't forget the padded leggings.



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