Monday, 29 November 2010


Scotland won again this weekend against Samoa and Mr Whizzy Whiskers was close to the action throughout the match. 

John was rated a 7/10 by The Scotsman ... 

again, it must be down to his superbly gentlemanly and distinguished mo!

 tight squeeze!
Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images Europe

John's Just Giving page now stands at an amazing £525!!! 

What a hairy total!

There are still 2 days in Movember so if you would like to sponsor Mr Whizzy Whiskers and his Mo... please click here...

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Peigi's Bake & Buy

Peigi and her little helpers at Frew Terrace baked and baked and baked over the weekend to create a truly scrumptious display of cakes and muffins, tablet and no-tray bakes to sell yesterday...

By the end of the day only crumbs were left...

But delectable tasty morsels had been replaced by a truly magnificent box of donations...

And the total?

A fabulously tastyand yummy £218.60 and not to forget the 5 cents too!

Thank you to all the Nigels and Nigellas who baked their little socks of and helped raise some money for the Whizzy Wheel Fund and a special thanks to Peigi for being a wonderful friend...

Thank you

Update... Wheelie Wild Night!

The final total is in...


Once again, thank you to everyone for helping us raise this money. 
We really cannot thank you enough!

Sunday, 21 November 2010


...if you can do your sums...
and I am sure that you can...

you might be as excited as we are...

yes, your sums are correct...
it's mind-blowing, isn't it?
Totally and utterly

In just under 8 weeks -
yes, it's only been 8 weeks... 8 weeks!
can you believe it?
We certainly can't!

So what am I talking about?
The Grand Total of course...

& inconceivable
Grand Total
stands at

£20,290!  £20,290!  £20,290! 

We are actually speechless...

We believe in people.

People are kind and so very generous!

And now we can order Eilidh's Whizzy Wheels...


The Wheelie Wild Night Out

Friday night was the night!

NAG were out to paint the town red...

The Tunnel was the venue...

Cheesey tunes spun by the DJ...

Shapes being thrown on the dance floor...

Raffle prizes galore...

And monies monies monies raised!

Exact figures to be confirmed, but....

in the region of £2600 was raised by the Wheelie Wild Night Out!!!

Oh, my goodness!!

Well done to the Fun' Raising Crew and everyone who attended - you are just immense!

Coffee Time

A wee surprise today...

Friend's of "wee Ellen", aka Eilidh's granny, Irene and John Ballentyne held a Coffee Morning...

"Everyone gave generously and willingly" to Eilidh's Whizzy Wheel Fund and raised...


A BIG thank you to Irene, John and their coffee morning friends...
we really are very grateful

Mr Whizzy Whiskers!

Scotland BEAT the Springboks yesterday!


And Mr Whizzy Whiskers,
aka John Barclay,
aka No.7,
aka Mr Flanker,
was named Man of the Match!


Go on, John! We are so very proud of you...

lineout won!

And he has raised £380, through The Turbo Trust, so far on his Movember Quest...

Keep up the good work, Mr Whizzy Whiskers!

Sunday, 14 November 2010

And Finally...

on a night of many posts...

The Grand Total on a Sunday Night in the middle of November is....


I actually cannae believe it!


Another surprise!

This afternoon Ian Chisholm, a friend of Rock Chick Grannie, donated a fantastic

£315 to the Fund. 

Ian works for F.B. Taylor and Amec and he organised a whip-round for us at work.

Way to go, Ian!

You rock!

Thank you from all at Whizzy Wheels Central!

A fantastic surprise...

I heard a letter drop through our letterbox yesterday and went to pick it up.
I didn't recognised the handwriting:
I opened it quickly.

A card and a folded piece of paper...
A note from a friend's mum:
St Cadoc's Golf Society raised £300 for Eilidh's fund...


and she is planning to beat her husband's total over the next few months with another donation...

How totally inspiring!

How A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!

and so, so very humbling too...

So a huge BIG thank you to mags' mum and dad - Patricia and Michael - and their friends and buddies too.

Evelyn's Baking Sale

Evelyn's scrumptious and yummy baking sale recently raised

a sugary sweet
£188 for The Whizzy Wheel Fund!

How truly scrumptious...

Thank you x

Monday, 8 November 2010

A late Sunday Total...

Sorry, Ailsa for my late posting of the new total ;)

Consider my knuckles wrapped...

I won't beat about the bush...

I'll just announce it...

A staggering,

A magnificent,

A stupendous,


What else can I say?
Nothing; I'm utterly speechless...
Thank you

"Be brilliant together" - Logica Donate

A little letter arrived from Logica on Saturday...

Excitedly, I opened the envelope...




a cheque from Logica's CEO!

Brilliant! Brilliant! Brilliant!

Thank you, Mr CEO, we're now £650 closer to our target.  And thank you to Sally again - you made all of this possible x

Friday, 5 November 2010

Mr Whizzy Whiskers

Mr Whizzy Whiskers, aka John Barclay, rugby player ex·tra·or·di·naire for Glasgow Warriors and Scotland, has pledged to grow his Movember Mo - for those not in the know, that's a moustache! - for Eilidh's Whizzy Wheels!

Wheyhey, John!

Sponsor him by following this link

He will hopefully, depending on selection, be appearing in the SRU EMC Autumn Series 2010... proudly sporting his mo which, in 2009, took on various guises through Movember...

So watch this space!  We'll keep you updated with pictures...

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

THE Total!

THE Whizzy Wheels Fund Total stands at a
£15,090 tonight!

If I could have fireworks and an orchestra playing at this moment, I would!

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to this HUGE total...
We stand in awe of you.

Another Fishy Donation...

Yatta, Fish's Tour Manager, has donated half of his wages from the St Mary's Weekend to the Whizzy Wheel Fund...

So that's another fantastic £100 towards the Grand Total!

Thank you, Yatta!

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

"Gold (Gold) Always believe in your soul"

You may well guess that the GOLD Rush total is in....

The FUN Raisin' Crew from NAG has managed to rake in £1530 of gold from friends and colleagues...

That's £1530 towards Eilidh's SnapDragon...


Now keep your eyes open for tomorrow night's Grand Total... You may well have already realised but the Grand Total is being announced twice weekly, on Sundays and Wednesdays, so as to not bore too many people and to keep you in suspense... ;)