And this Sunday (April 28) afternoon, for a period of one hour only, he’s rigging up the cameras and the catapult so that a sponge can be automatically flung for each pound donated, and, broadband connections and weather permitting, the donors name will appear across the bottom of the screen as the sponge goes flying.
Below is a video of the practise run. It has to be worth a pound, surely!
At least once over the past week you’ve been prepared to throw it all away for a good night’s sleep
At least one person has let you down, at least once
At least one person has amazed you by pulling something off that you never thought they would
People ask you do things yesterday… and you do!
Your friends and partners have been wondering who replaced their normally lovable friend with that person hunched over phones and PCs til 2am daily
You deserve a nice long drink, but need to curl up with a cocoa
You can write Twestival in the dust in your home, but hey – it’s a low priority task!
Your head’s been hurting for ages, but today it hurts in a different kind of way
You have a smug look on your face knowing that we set out to better last year’s totals – and absolutely nailed it!
Yesterday you were swearing ‘never again’, but today you’re talking about ‘next time’…
Twestival Global was held on March 25. Volunteers from across the globe came together to prove the principle of ‘social media for social good’. Over $300k has already been raised for development charity Concern, still rising as we follow the sun around the globe. You can donate here: http://twestival.com
Loving, loving, loving this video produced in Cornwall covering some of the UK Twestivals. Especially as the backing track is from Sophie Stokes who played at the last Twestival in Cornwall and has the most amazing voice.