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Zen and the art of exhaust maintenance

My wife's wedding ring is hanging on a cord around my neck...  

…She’d been told to take it off or it would be taped to her finger, so before she was taken away we tied it tightly to the cord that runs through the hood of my sweat shirt. 987 more words


White rabbits

The gain dial for the pain in my legs cranked higher as my unintended siesta was interrupted by the door bell.

Swinging my half dead legs so my already laced up feet met the ground, I pushed hard with my arms to get upright. 589 more words


Disability - A buddhist taboo?

At 3AM last night I was thankful to wake up choking...

..Thankful because if I hadn’t woken up, who knows what would have happened. Whilst in deep sleep, some of the contents of my stomach travelled northwards but took the wrong route back. 950 more words


Croke Park Abseil for Motor Neurone Disease

On Saturday I did something completely new to me: a 100ft abseil from the roof of Croke Park in Dublin (the third largest sports stadium in Europe, by the way). 491 more words


Remembering that day.

It is almost the exact hour, when twenty seven years ago time stopped for me.

It was a Friday morning. I was working on the geriatric ward as a student nurse. 690 more words


Ice Bucket Solicitor

The life of a solicitor is one of hard work, dedication and lots of reading. Being a firm that delivers family, employment and business law to name a few we are quite used to getting involved. 302 more words

Ascroft Whiteside News

Milton Keynes MPs drench 85-year-old for Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge went to another level when both MPs for Milton Keynes tipped buckets of water over 85-year-old MND campaigner, Brian Wilson.

Brian, invited Mark Lancaster and Iain Stewart for lunch at the Peartree Centre to meet those who live with MND and their carer’s, to discuss a particular topic; communication. 223 more words