2018 – DESPERATELY SEEKING SELF ACCEPTANCE

By Mandie Elizabeth Leek 2018 is here and as usual there is the the tradition of making new Years resolutions then desperately trying to keep...

MY BIRTHMARK – MY STORY! A TALE OF FAMILY, FRIENDS AND THE COMMUNITY HELPING...

By Lisa Butler I have a facial port wine stain birthmark - but I hope this and other 'blogs' I will write is a way...

NAVAL HISTORY STILL INSPIRES

Penny Melville-Brown James Holman was a truly remarkable man: he was just a young Royal Naval Lieutenant aged 22 when he lost his sight. Undaunted,...

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO BE THE OUTSIDER IN THE CLASSROOM!

By Sylvia Mac (LoveDisfigure) How can a young person dislike or hate their body so much? A child aged 8 with long flowing golden hair,...

RECRUITING PERSONAL CARERS (Part One)

By Carrie Aimes (Part One) All my life I've required care, whether it be from family members, friends or paid employees. For over a decade...

SUPERHERO TRI SERIES

By Martyn Sibley Recently I headed to Lake Dorney in Windsor. There was a very cool triathlon event being held. It goes by the name...

BAKING BLIND GOES DOWN UNDER

Penny Melville-Browne OBE You might not have heard of Kiama, a delightful seaside town about 2 hours south of Sydney by road. It will be...

WHEN SERVING YOUR COUNTRY CAN BRING A DEATH SENTENCE

BY PENNY MELVILLE BROWN OBE There's a link between the US military and a higher chance of having ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig...

TRAVEL AHEAD – WHEN MARTYN MET CORY

MARTYN SIBLEY It's no hidden secret I love to travel. One of the further places away from Britain that I've enjoyed multiple times is the...

LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE WITH OUR NEW ‘BLOGGER’

Introducing our new 'blogger' Carrie Aimes Hi folks, I'm Carrie, just a regular girl - well a woman - of 28. Yes, I hate to...

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