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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 …

Hello World!

Becoming Dad. Do I believe in miracles?

People might not believe in miracles, but now I do! The most joyful moment of my life was when I witnessed a miracle. Do I believe in miracles? I wasn’t sure, but …

Adams Park.

Covid Jab P2

The vaccination centre Wycombe Wanderers FC ground was where the mass vaccination centre is located and where my GP sent me for my Covid Jab P2. After pulling into the car …

Vaccine

Covid Jab P1

Wheelchair training after covid vaccination I have my first Covid-19 vaccination booked for tomorrow. You will be reading this after the needle has pierced my shoulder, but I feel I …

Freedom Wheelchair Skills Training

Wheelchair Skills Training, Why Would You?

Wheelchair skills, why would you want to learn them? Being able to get around confidently using my wheelchair is vital to maintaining my independence. The individual skills combined make it …

Paralyzed and Paragliding

Excitement with Spinal Cord Injury

I could say I had not experienced many adventures in my life before my spinal cord injury. But now I’m looking for excitement with a spinal cord injury. I was …

Chiltern Hills is home to Red Kites

Chiltern Hills Red Kites.

Red Kites in the Chiltern Hills Chiltern Hills is home to Red Kites that soar and sweep in the bright sunshine. They are predators, hungry and constantly looking for food, …

Video Games after School?

Video Games after School?

Video games after school or 24 Hour TV The fun of virtual home-schooling with pupils having to dial in using meeting software is all very well and good. I’m confident …

I hate the Snow

I Hate the Snow

It looks nice, but I hate the snow I Hate the Snow. For me as a wheelchair user, negotiating snow can be a tough challenge. The snow looks nice but …

things to do in lockdown

Things to Do

Keeping the mind ticking Things to do and keep my mind ticking as the current lock-down situation continues, there has been no wheelchair skills training taking place. Alongside homeschooling my son, I …