Toby Foster on BBC Sheffield made a really important point. Whatever your views are about the end of isolation. However you choose to get on with life, think about the people around you and what their individual needs may be.
Going through this treatment 200 miles away from our home and during the pandemic hasn’t been easy.
‘I still find medicine fascinating and full of surprises so it offers an interesting career path which remains challenging even after 25 years’.
Imagine a beach, we’re all just little pebbles doing our best in life and being inspired by some of the big rocks that we see out there. Let’s together as a society do all that we can to make life as special as we can for all the pebbles out there on life’s beach
‘Keep pursuing your ambitions and dreams. Age is never a barrier.’
‘I am also optimistic about we have gained and learned. We have definitely become even closer as a family unit than we were before, and we’ve shared experiences with each other/family/friends that we never would have, had it not been for a pandemic! ‘
As the sun shines today, it reminds me spring is just around the corner. In the UK we have experienced snow, rain, storms and sun this February. A typical British weather experience, I hear you say. Coincidentally, the extremes of weather we have had in February also reflects what the pandemic has brought so farContinue reading “Reflections and Hope”
I think every household would benefit from purchasing one of the above key rings from Clic Sargent. It will be a reminder to us to hold on to positivity.
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We have had a snowy day today in Yorkshire. It’s the most snow I have seen in a while. I took the opportunity to walk out in the snow and enjoyed taking some photos. We are fortunate to have a garden that I can go for a walk in. I am not wanting to walkContinue reading “The Next Chapter”
Happy New Year to you all. As I think about what I can achieve in 2021, I reflect on what 2020 brought into my life. I started this blog in March 2020 and published my first book, ‘Our Family’s Journey Through Disability and Cancer’ in October 2020. I also started a new job and enjoyedContinue reading “Happy 2021!”
‘Christmas is Coming’! ‘It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas’. These are the songs that often echo in my head as I am wrapping presents and decorating the house leading up to Christmas. This year the songs that echo in my head are, ‘All I want for Christmas’ and ‘Driving home for Christmas’. IContinue reading “A Very Covid Christmas”
I am pleased to say that BBC Radio Sheffield will be interviewing me tomorrow morning, 28th October at 07 50 UK time. This is the link for the live interview and you can also listen on catch up. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p08v4mdk Thank you to everyone who has purchased my book. I appreciate all the feedback I haveContinue reading “BBC Radio Sheffield”
I am glad to say today is the day my book is officially published as a print and ebook. It’s a book that was written to help those going through challenging times in their lives. 2020 has been a testing time for all of us as we live through Covid 19. We will probably stillContinue reading “‘Our Family’s Journey Through Disability and Cancer’ Is Available to Order NOW!”
October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month. I write this post in the city where my daughter Kirsty who has Down Syndrome was born in 2001. She was 5 months old when we left London. We haven’t lived here for almost 19 years but have continued to visit family or attend modelling events and auditions severalContinue reading “A ‘Different’ Journey”