Phillipson's MO-ruga Challenge

Laurie Phillipson's fundraising page

Dear Friends, It's that time of year again when men across the country declare the might of their masculinity by donning a moustache in aid of a good cause. Being the advocate for animal welfare that I am I will not be fundraising for Prostate Cancer UK; they were kind enough to respond to an inquiry I made (many do not bother to reply) to say: 'Prostate Cancer UK acknowledge that despite developments in areas such as cell culture and computer modelling there will be times when research still depends on the use of animals'. I find animal testing abhorrent especially in this modern day and age and from my MSc studies I have found that there is a significant lack of agreement between human and animal studies across the spectrum of medical research. In an attempt to balance things up a bit I am raising money for Cruelty Free International by eating the world's hottest chili the Moruga Scorpion! There will be tears, there will be a high level of discomfort a lot of sweat and salivation, not unlike someone poisoned by organo-phosphates, and probably some vomiting! I will be posting a video of my Moruga experience at the end of November...I will spare you the vomiting!

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Shair Whittington

01.03.14    Well done Laurie sorry it's late

£ 10
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martin thomas

18.02.14

£ 20
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Pat Holden

10.01.14

£ 25
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Warren Robertson

08.01.14    Fantastic!!! Just seen article in BUAV newsletter arrived today - am thrilled to be able to support your amazing feat and honoured to join the enlightened selfless incredible individuals that support the work of BUAV - Amazing Stuff!

£ 25
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Sherry Fuller

27.12.13    Better late than never! Well done Super-Laurie! Hope the bottom's recovered now. xxx

£ 10
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tarik foley

09.12.13    Congratulations mate, had no idea you were doing this otherwise would have sponsored you sooner.

£ 20
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Jonty Robinson

05.12.13    You're the man Laurie. Outstanding pain tolerance. See you soon buddy. We'll have to dinner one day soon.

£ 25
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David F Wong

03.12.13    Good Luck!!

£ 5
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Joanne Help

03.12.13    Well done you mad but brave man!!!!

£ 10
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joanne henderson

02.12.13    Well Done Laurie! You did really well. i can hardly handle a jalapeño :)