Rolling on ….

Rolling on ….

I decided to cheat.  On June 5, two blog posts ago, I wrote about the imminent Global MND Awareness Day on June 21 and the challenge for anyone to run 21 miles before that day, even if they only do a couple of miles at a time. That’s not too difficult, surely. ...
Hip! Hip! …. Boo!

Hip! Hip! …. Boo!

What’s this strange title?  Well, it’s because for an hour a day I’m experiencing the rest of humanity at its hip height. It’s the Peacemobile of course.  Rolling through the streets of London and into Hyde Park or Paddington Basin or round the blocks and the lovely...
1 ½ miles a day?

1 ½ miles a day?

Something new, or at least new to me: June 21 is ‘Global MND Awareness Day’. Around the world the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations organises fundraising activities to boost interest and turbocharge research.  I had never heard of this until a newsletter...
Liberation Day ….

Liberation Day ….

The Peacemobile arrived yesterday morning, fully charged. Range of 15 miles on one charge. Four speeds and a tiny, tinny horn.  All I have to do is sit in it, turn it on, choose the speed, hold the joystick, and glide on. So yesterday afternoon I ‘drove’ for half a...
No rest …

No rest …

… for the wicked.  Yes, despite the name I’m as wicked as the rest of you.  And this ain’t a complaint. After 14 months of blogging I was thinking of slowing down a bit, and had been doing so, and frankly had been rather struggling with ideas and energy levels. ...
Media surprise …

Media surprise …

Friends, this was unexpected. In the last couple of weeks Ellie, at Dignity in Dying, has been talking to me about using my ‘story’ in their ongoing campaign. You might know that on Wednesday their Chair, Baroness Meacher, introduced an Assisted Dying Bill in the...