A Little Bit about Me

About Me

In 1993 I was a back seat passenger in a car when, unfortunately, the driver lost the road and crashed. I don’t recall the accident. I woke up from a coma a month later in The National Spinal Injuries Centre in Stoke Mandeville. I was 17, paralysed, and wheelchair-dependent. It felt like my life had to start again, learning how to look after myself, and basically live!
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Wheelchair Skills, Why Would You?

Being able to get around confidently using my wheelchair is vital to maintaining my independence. The individual skills combined together make it look like the chair is part of me. …


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I could say I had not experienced much adventure in my life before my spinal cord injury. A chance to go to Keswick on a Multi Activity course, organized by …

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The Sweeping Kite.

Kites in the Chilterns. The green rolling hills of the Chilterns are home to the predatory Red Kites, that soar and sweep in the bright sunshine. They are hungry and …