The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire Award in recognition of great and valuable services to the community

I met Charles Martell, The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire, at the end of October while helping support the Forest of Dean branch of MDUK launch their promotion of the annual Spirit of Christmas concert.  Little did I know he’d end up presenting me with The High Sheriff of Gloucestershire Award in recognition of great and valuable services to the community at the concert this Tuesday!

GoPro Hero 3 Camera – A walk in the woods

An old friend recently pointed out to me a rather cool camera called the GoPro Hero 3, I have been wanting something to take better and more stable videos now I’m going out (I was getting complaints about people getting seasick watching my phone ones), so this seemed ideal.

Nesta Roberts, Shark Diver

A few days ago I was on Twitter (nothing new there) and noticed a Tweet to me with no avatar, I looked and saw it said this Nesta Roberts ‏@NestaRoberts @Daniel___BSc http://www.facebook.com/nesta.roberts.5 You’ve inspired me! Please check it out!! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Nesta-Roberts-Aesthetic-Nurse-Practitioner/276450962460971?ref=hl   Now me being me saw that it said I was inspiring, had no avatar[…]

Another blog post and Newspaper article

Well I’ve been busy building up my stamina in the new wheelchair, I’m getting there, each outing is slightly less stressful and I’m going further each time too, the next big step will be using my van, it has been a long time since I’ve been in a vehicle and lack of control triggers my[…]

Guest posts for Not Even a Bag of Sugar

I haven’t been totally slacking off though, my great friend Kylie, from Not Even a Bag od Sugar, convinced me to write a couple of open and honest articles about myself and Duchenne for her blog.  I really am glad I did, I have had such amazing feedback and feel the articles may actually help[…]

Wheelchair – Goal Achieved!

As usual I have been slacking with posts, the main news though is I have my wheelchair at last, not thanks to wheelchair services but to charities and lots of very kind people donating. Here are a couple of news articles about it – Echo News Article : Success for man who is able to leave[…]

Cheltenham Fundraising Event

As you probably know I am trying to raise money for a new wheelchair, the NHS are still being stubborn so my neighbours have offered to set up a fundraising event, it has got much larger than I expected and they are doing an excellent job.  I decided I’d tweet some of my followers from[…]

Gloucestershire Echo Article & Fundraising

As you all know I am trying to raise money for a new wheelchair, the NHS are still being stubborn so my neighbours have offered to set up a fundraising event, it has got much larger than I expected and they are doing an excellent job.  I decided I’d tweet some of my followers from[…]