Independent motion – can you help?

The remarkable tenacity and courage… do help out!

Sue Vincent's Daily Echo

What would you give to make a dream come true if you woke to find yourself living a nightmare?

What would you feel if you could never again walk on a beach? Or go out alone in the snow…feel the stillness of a wood or cross a field?

And then, you found a way…

In 2009, my son was a successful young man with a bright future… until he was stabbed through the brain in an unprovoked attack and left for dead in an alley.

He was found almost immediately by passers-by who saved his life. By the time we arrived at the hospital, Nick was being prepared for emergency brain surgery. We were allowed to see him, for a few minutes, to say goodbye. He was not expected to survive…


Over the past couple of years, many in the blogging community have come to know my son and know…

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As a new year begins…

This poem, by WB Yeats published in 1899, expresses a desire to demonstrate our love with material things, when all we could proffer to ones we love is our dreams. It speaks of love's vulnerability. How often unconsicously we trampled on dreams - when we smile vacantly at a young girl's declaration that she wants … Continue reading As a new year begins…

A little over half-baked crumble – an update

Sixty percent (60%) of goal reached in this campaign to help Ronovan.  I want to give everyone who contributed and/or assisted a gigantic 'Thank You'. One more day before this campaign ends (yep, finishes end of Tuesday, 11 August) so you may still spread the word!  As the post title suggests, a little over half-baked … Continue reading A little over half-baked crumble – an update