I wanted to share this because I have been following Nick’s inspiring journey on his mother’s blog (see http://scvincent.com) but never thought I would see the day when he would be telling it himself. Together their determination and refusal to be defeated is an example for us all whatever our challenges might be.
I’ve had a pretty mental week. Supremely re/ a-warding though…(certainly not relating to the calibre of my jokes!)
On Wednesday, 11 November I went to the 2015 UKABIF conference in London. I thought it was just to say a few words about why I’d chosen to raise money for this awesome charity and be presented with a thank you type award.
I got up on the stage expecting this to happen. It did not. At all.
The speaker announcing the awards started describing little old me. And then announced to everybody, including me, that I had won the ‘Stephen McAleese award for inspiration by an individual in the field of ABI’!!
Have a look at this link to see just how amazing this man was and hopefully you will see why this is such an honour:
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