I got asked why am i going out in these dangerous conditions? Is it the fear i like? No its nothing like that its because i want to see how far i can push body and mind. this was so hard for abled bodied but to do this with a sci was unthinkable but i […]
Local TV station Made In Leeds came to see what Everish was all about.
Today we went back up hasty bank and along the Cleveland Way taking in another two peaks. we battled on for 9.7 miles through thick mud which just sapped all my energy.
The second and third of the Everish challenge. we walked about 4.7 miles in lite snow but as we hit hasty bank the sun came out giving us unbelievable views.
I’ve had self doubt in the build up, what with not having any sleep and running on empty. Thinking, ‘what if nobody turns up?’ Or ‘what happens if nobody sponsors me?’ I woke up on Friday 19th after taking painkillers the night before, with my legs in bits and struggling to put weight through my […]
Should we all walk about wearing sandwich board signs? ‘Hi, I’m Allan and I am disabled’! As a SCI walker, where do I stand in the eyes of people who are in a chair ,or anybody else for that matter. It’s like we stand alone and are not really counted as someone living with a […]
For many, the term ‘disability’ brings to mind people in wheelchairs who have mobility issues, and this is understandable considering the wheelchair is the global symbol for disability. However, the reality is that disabilities are wide ranging. Spinal cord –These include Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Spinal Bifida, and Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) which commonly occurs […]
Leading on from Gooner Clayton where I changed my attitude and said I am now a victim support worker for RTAs. What I didn’t mention in that blog was on my first day in the bespoke office I drove to Hull thinking oh my god all the people I don’t know in that office and […]
For years I’ve been gooner Clayton even by my dad in fact he was the one that started it… You are a gooner you son you gooner do this you are gooner do that but you never follow it through… I now see this… for years I’ve had what I think are good ideas and […]
Today Allan did a short interview for http://hyperfruit.net about the dark side of a RTA and how he can help young people with that dark side one a one to one basis.