John’s Road2Rio: Football

By |April 23rd, 2016|

John took on the Football leg of his Road2Rio Challenge at Peterborough United Football Club.

Members of the crowd were picked to have a go at kicking the ball into the skip, in a truly inclusive competition! This included Joseph Valente, the most recent winner of The Apprentice. John ended up getting it closer, but does […]

John’s Road2Rio: Rugby

By |April 22nd, 2016|

Cambridge Rugby Union Football Club had already been very good to me. They have welcomed me, accommodated my needs – mostly cutting up my food at pre-game lunches! – and found me a very acceptable seat.  I was confident they would do what they could last Saturday to make our JohnsRoad2Rio day at Volac Park […]

Diving Training

By |April 20th, 2016|

I have just completed my fourth session with the Cambridge Dive Team, so it’s time for an update!

First a big thank you to all the guys and girls – Lottie, the head coach, Grace and Alice, the other coaches, and to the young divers who have spurred me on.

I was shocked when I started at […]

My First Bounce

By |April 17th, 2016|

On Saturday 16 April I joined in with the rest of the CADMuS crew with a trampolining session.  The Cambridge University Trampolining Club (CUTC) came to the University Sports Cente to promote their sport and demonstrate it is open to all.  

Cambridge Adult Disability Multi-Sports Club meets most Saturdays from 10 am until 12.  We […]

Changing cars

By |April 4th, 2016|

I have been fortunate enough over the last 5 years to drive a Toyota Prius under the Motability scheme. As a recipient of the higher mobility component of Disability Living Allowance, I am entitled to lease an adapted car.  I chose the Prius, following advice from Honest John of the Daily Telegraph and my daughters’ […]