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Humpty Dumpty…

I’d like you all to do me a favour, please think about your lives as they are now, think about all of those things that you do and, you probably take for granted. Things like: - Taking yourself to a restaurant; Going for a haircut; Taking yourself shopping; Going out...

Never give up…

Never give up on what you believe in…… The picture on the normal upright bike is of me sprinting for second place in a junior road race in Lancashire at the age of 17 years old. The other picture, is of a disabled version of me during a track day at Stourports cycle...

Welcome to Holland…

I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability - to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It's like this...... When you're going to have a baby, it's like...

Former company director…

The attached is a photograph of me taken just a number of days following my accident…. When I look at this photograph, I’m left wondering how or, what my life could have been like had my accident not of happened. Would I of continued being the success that I quite...

Sense of purpose…

The hardest thing to come to terms with since my accident, probably isn’t as you’d seem. One would assume that because I’d always been so successful that my disability would be top of the list. Well that my friends you couldn’t be further from the truth…. For me being...

My 49th Birthday….

The 20th of February marked wait for it, it marked my 49th birthday, where was all my well wishes you miserable lot? just kidding 😊 I spent my birthday at a place called Enniscorthy in County Wexford Southern Ireland, we arrived on Saturday, 18ththen...

Dropping the anchor…

“The dropping anchor exercise”, this is something that I learnt about 6 weeks ago and, I’ve got to be honest it’s already transformed my life. I’m guessing that you’re all aware of my circumstances, if you don’t then where have you been? My life right now is like a...

WOW what a year cycling or, in my case trikeing….

At the age of 13 when I rode my first ever cycle race, a 10 mile time-trial on somewhere known as the Clitherow by-pass recording a time of 27:04, I certainly never anticipated that by the age of 48 I’d be riding as a disabled cyclist, let alone competing again. I’d...

The Perils….

Something that I’ve learnt the hard way, are the perils of online dating. Hopefully none of you will find yourself in a position where you need to utilise online dating because, let me tell you, it’s a dog eat dog world out there.   I can’t begin to tell you how...

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