Me and best mate

And into Hospital I Go

Hospital Admission – In I go. And into hospital I go. Arriving for my hospital admission, getting dropped off at the door by my wife. It’s Monday, and we haven’t …

Wheelchair Wheelie

Wheelchair Skills Training for Everyone

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

Incubus

Autonomy – decision making

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

wheelchair kerb descent

To Complete the Challenge

Completed When the 2.6 for 26 challenge started, I did have a little concern in the back of my mind I wouldn’t complete the challenge. Would my shoulders hold out? …

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 …

Learn how to Negotiate Ramps and Slopes

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 …

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 …

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 …