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Monday Morning Motivation - Blazeman

Jon Blais was born in Massachusetts, but moved to San Diego because of its sporting reputation. He worked there with students with disabilities. At the age of 33 he was diagnosed with motor neurone disease, and was permitted to enter the 2005 Ironman Championships in Kona, Hawaii, which was a lifelong dream. 125 more words


Sucked into a Vortex

As you sit in the chair and wait for the results your nervous, your life as you know it may change forever,  you want to know, but you don’t. 201 more words

Pitstop 1 : Isle of Skye

Molly’s Version:

On a calm and, what would seem, simple Sunday morning we woke up on our friends’ sofa in Dundee clogged up with foreign pollen and the wibble wobbles from Saturday night. 206 more words


Eamonn's story - the 555 Neurology Project

On Wednesday 08 June, Healthwatch Essex and MS-UK hosted the launch event for the 555 Neurology Project report.

Eamonn, a focus group attendee who lives with motor neurone disease, wanted to share his story but was on holiday when the event happened! 77 more words

The Objective

Good morning,

The Mongol Rally:

We have decided to drive from Scotland to Siberia via Slovenia and Serbia and other places that begins with other letters. 153 more words


Green Vanilla Tea

Green Vanilla Tea by Marie Williams.

Post by Robyn55.

Imagine that your beloved husband suddenly starts changing into someone you can hardly recognise. His habits, personality, and temperament start to change and he becomes hostile and confused. 205 more words

Book Reviews

Greater Minds: Stephen Hawking on black holes

  • Stephen Hawking gave this year’s Reith Lectures on the subject of black holes.
  • Hawking combined quantum mechanics and relativity to show black holes emit ‘Hawking radiation’.
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Wednesday Pontification