The day day has arrived! Andrew Benn and Si Malcolm are hiking up and down Ben Nevis on the longest day 21st June 2018. All in aid to help myself and my family. And also spread the word about chefs/people which work in hospitality sector, what if I was injured and became disabled? What if this happened to me ? A great start already reaching … Continue reading The day has arrived!
I stumbled across this amazing video showing that Venice in Italy has made it possible to gain access with a wheelchair onto a Gondola Gondolas4all Continue reading Venice Gondolas become Accessible
Hey all it’s been a while since I last posted an update. A number of things have been going on and some new stresses have put a set back on my updates. In the past month or 2 a good friend and old work colleague Andy Benn, wants to help me and my family. By raising money with help of some of Andy’s friends to … Continue reading Now Live – My Crowdfunding page
This will be worth a watch, maybe some people will understand more watching this how hard it is to get employed with a disability! Ask yourself what if something happened to me tomorrow! Watch BBC 2 tomorrow evening http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09hlpmh Continue reading Employable Me – BBC2 27th November
Further news from my last post about “Facing a disabilty within the Catering Industry” I have now launched a new group on Facebook called “Cater4SCI” It will be a group which other members like myself which have been employed in the catering industry in numerous duties have suddenly been hit with a Spinal Cord Injury. And made huge impacts on our changing life. I will … Continue reading Further news on: Facing a Disability within the Catering Industry
After working in the catering industry for 25 plus years. I’ve had positions where being active within my role, and standing on my feet for the shift period. However that all changed on October 21st 2015 where I underwent a life threatening spinal cord operation. Michel roux jrn highlighted this subject a couple of years ago on CH4 “Kitchen Impossible” showing how it’s possible for … Continue reading Facing a Disability within the Catering Industry
♿️🔥Some word of advice in the recent events of the tragic fire disaster in West London. To all my fello friends with a disability, you should register with the local fire brigade (if not already) and inform them of your disability. This will let the fire brigade know How quick you can vacate the property incase of a fire, if your wheelchair bound or need … Continue reading Disability and notifying the local Firebrigade
Sincere condolences to all the families and individuals affected in this tragic disaster in West London in the early hours of Wednesday 14th June 2017. Grief and sorrow at the Grenfell Tower inferno on Thursday gave way to anger as residents of the gutted block demanded answers over the litany of failings which led to the disaster. As fears mounted that the death toll could … Continue reading Tragic disaster hits West London
What is Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)? The spinal cord is made up of nerves that run through the backbone and help control the body’s muscles, enabling a person to move their body, feel pressure and control vital functions such as their breathing, bladder and bowels. If the spinal cord is damaged, messages travelling from the brain to the rest of the body are disrupted and … Continue reading What is Spinal Cord Injury SCI?