Reflections and Hope

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”

Happy 2021!

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!”

A ‘Different’ Journey

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”

OPINIONS MATTER

It’s been awhile since I published my last blog, I have drafted it in my head several times but in keeping with the constant change in advice we are getting about keeping safe, my thoughts were conflicting each other in my head too. I felt drained mentally and found it difficult to think clearly. IContinue reading “OPINIONS MATTER”

SEEKING THE INNER STRENGTH

Good morning everyone. Thank you for visiting my blog page. This is my first blog written in the month of May. I started blogging about this pandemic as we went into lockdown at the end of March. A blog sharing my own thoughts and experiences. Blogging about this pandemic definitely wasn’t on my ‘to do’Continue reading “SEEKING THE INNER STRENGTH”

WE DECIDE

I have chosen the above title as that was the theme for this years’s Down Syndrome Awareness Week (16th March to 22nd March). ‘All people with Down’s syndrome should have full participation in decision making about matters relating to or affecting their lives.’-DSA UK This theme is particulalry relevant to our daughter K this yearContinue reading “WE DECIDE”