Wheelchair Skills Training for Everyone

Wheelchair skills training is available for everyone who needs to use a wheelchair for their mobility. It has been another week of skills training, helping individuals build confidence and independence. …

Forest Holiday

Amongst Butterflies

Memories of playing in the woods Memories of playing in the woods. That’s what hearing the song Amongst Butterflies brought back to me. Playing in the trees and bracken were …

Incubus

Autonomy – decision making

Strangely, the T.V. or media can easily influence the most intelligent species on the planet. Autonomy is the capacity to make an informed uncoerced decision. Capacity to make decisions We …

Wheelchair Skills Safety

Wheelchair Skills Training is Available.

Freedom has arrived! Wheelchair skills training is available. Safety measures are in place. Keeping everyone safe. I have bookings coming in regularly. Freedom has arrived. Juggling this organisation, child care …

26-day Wheelchair Push

21 Days in, 54.6 Miles Covered It’s the longest day of the year. I’ve been hot, I’ve been wet, and I have kept going. But still on target for the …

Pushing

The Next Phase – 2.6 for 26

Week two done & 36.4 miles travelled so far The weather has been good to me so far. It has been a little warm for the past three days which …

Old tatty ball.

2.6 for 26 BEJSC Challenge.

The first week completed. I have finished the first week of my 2.6 for 26 days BEJSC challenge raising money for Bourne End Junior Sports Club. The 2.6-mile daily target …

BEJSC 2.6 Challenge

Bourne End Junior Sports Club has, like many organisation,  been affected financially by the pandemic. As we come out of local lockdown, I decided to raise some vital funds to …

Time to get out there.

Wheelchair Skills Now Available

Vaccine two administered That’s it, well, for now at least anyway. Wheelchair skills are now available. I’ve had my skin pierced for my second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Again …

Village Life

Growing up in a Village. Part 1

The Green where the sun often shines The sun often shines on the tree-lined village green, nestled in the Chiltern Hills, with pubs, shops and amenities scattered around it. On …

Cheetah

‘Aren’t I Doing Well’

‘Aren’t you doing well’ says the patronising drunk after I respond to his question of ‘why I’m in a wheelchair?’ – I hate that term as I’m not actually in …

Jimi Hendrix

Angels by Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix wrote, sang and co-produced Angels and the song lasts 4:25 minutes. Lyrically there is a reference to an Angel appearing to tell a story about the sweet love …

Castles Made of Sand

Castles Made of Sand

I don’t recall when I first heard of Jimi Hendrix, or what made me decide I wanted to buy a Jimi Hendrix Experience Best Of CD? But I certainly remember …

spinally injured dad being served tea

I am Dad

I am dad and I run Freedom Wheelchair Skills which offers life-changing training. Supporting people to become more confident and independent. The opportunity to do this came to me after …

spinally injured dad

Being Dad.

Being Dad. Poof! How fast time flies when being dad. Unexpectedly he’s left his nursery, and he is in year three of school. Suddenly learning about personification…. I didn’t even …