Wednesday, 11 March 2015

...and the winner is...

Peter Burden from Berkshire.

Congratulations to him, and thanks again to all who supported this quiz.

WATCH THIS SPACE FOR DETAILS OF THE NEXT ONE...

Sunday, 8 March 2015

NEW YEAR FOOD QUIZ - THE ANSWERS...

Thanks to everyone who supported and took part in this quiz.  
We've raised £1691 for MIND.  

I'm still in the middle of marking, but hope to announce the winner later today.

The answers are set out below with explanations.......

Sunday, 4 January 2015

New Cryptic Fundraising Quiz Now Available - £100 John Lewis voucher to be won!

A Happy New Year to all.

I've finally written a new quiz - Apologies for the delay!

This one contains 100 food-themed clues and can now be obtained at https://www.justgiving.com/MIND-Quiz2/

There will be a £100 John Lewis voucher for the first correct entry drawn after the closing date on 7 March. 


Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Summer 2014 MIND Quiz - Answers & Winners

Many thanks to everyone who took part. 
We have raised over £1860. 130 entries were received of which 49 were correct.
The winner is Hilary Coulson, and the runner-up is Nigel Cowley.

Here are the answers....

Saturday, 6 September 2014

Thank Yous

I have many people to thank for helping to promote my new cryptic quiz fundraiser for MIND:

Professor Mary Beard for her support on Twitter;

The Education Secretary, Nicky Morgan for her support on Twitter;

The Guardian crossword editor, Professor Hugh Stephenson, for the mention in his latest blog;

Dr Suzannah Lipscomb for her support on Twitter 

Dr Suzy Lishman for her support on Twitter

...and many thanks to Stamford.co.uk for contributing towards the prize fund.

Monday, 1 September 2014

Welcome

Welcome to my new blog.

I'm now fundraising for MIND - The Mental Health Charity through my cryptic quizzes.

The first of these is available from www.justgiving.com/MIND-Quiz1 with a closing date of 30th September. 

There will be £50 & £30 JohnLewis vouchers for the first two correct entries drawn at random after the closing date.

If we raise £1500 these prizes will be increased to £100 & £50.

Thanks to everyone who is already taking part.

The answers and winners will be posted here on the blog after the 30th September.

Please do leave your feedback here, too....