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The Great Um Bongo Quest

Posted by Martin Cordner on Sunday, August 5, 2012, In : events & engagements 

 

  

Come on, sing with me:

"Way down deep in the middle of the Congo 
A hippo took an apricot, a guava and a mango.
He stuck it with the others, and he danced a dainty tango. 
The rhino said, "I know, we'll call it Um Bongo"
 
The python picked the passion fruit, the marmoset the mandarin.
The parrot painted packets, that the whole caboodle landed in.
So when it comes to sun and fun and goodness in the jungle,
They all prefer the sunny funny one they call Um Bongo!

Um Bongo, Um Bongo, They drink it in t...

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10% inspiration, 90% perspiration

Posted by Martin Cordner on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, In : events & engagements 

I'm so pleased to have completed the London 10k this past Sunday. As you may know, I took part to raise funds for a missionary project in the DR of Congo which has been sponsored by my church - Sydenham Salvation Army. This project includes myself being part of a children's summer music camp and providing musical instruments and various bits of equipment for the SA in that country. You can get all the details on my justgiving page here.

My brother-in-law David ran with me (really appreciated t...

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