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Always Be Scared

Well, hello again. You catch me at a proud moment. Tomorrow I'll be attending the Royal Television Society West of England Awards 2018, where I'll be a nominee for the New On Screen Talent award.  The TV world moves pretty fast so I don't know when I'll stop being considered a 'new talent', but I would guess around Monday morning.…
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Ambition Isn’t Enough

"When the escalator to success breaks down, take the stairs." - Ralph Abernathy   Last Thursday I attended a dinner organised by the Swale Youth Development Fund. This charity, founded by my very own nan and granddad, gives grants to talented young people in the Borough of Swale to assist them in achieving their ambitions. As…
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Christmas StEve

I hope you appreciate the pun in the title. That took me a solid five seconds to think of and I'm very proud of it! Merry Christmas everyone! I'm overflowing with more festive spirit than you can shake a Yule log at. Maybe you're like me or maybe you're just hanging on until Boxing Day. Either way,…
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Unconquerable Soul

At the start of this week I returned from the Invictus Games in Toronto. It was my third time at the Games and I found myself reflecting on what they mean to the participants. I recalled my own experiences of representing Great Britain in wheelchair rugby and how those competitions had a very different meaning, for me,…
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Limits

If you've not had the pleasure of seeing me in BBC 1's Without Limits: Vietnam, do it now. Right now. Here it is. Watch both episodes. Report back to me in two hours. Alright. Now we're all on the same page, I'll begin. Firstly, a massive "thank you" to everyone who has been kind enough to…
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Cars & Stars

Let me tell you about a very special event that I was lucky enough to host on Wednesday evening. The event was a fundraiser for the Spinal Injuries Association and our awesome venue for the evening was the Williams Conference Centre (owned by the Williams Formula 1 team). There were cars and (you guessed it)…
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Heart of the Storm

Amsterdam Quad Rugby Tournament 2017 - June 10th & 11th Please allow me to share with you my favourite moment from this year's Amsterdam Quad Rugby Tournament. First, I'll set the scene. We (London Storm) had been taking a beating all weekend. Played 3, lost 3. At that point we knew that the highest we…
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Time Flies

We have all heard the expression ‘Time flies when you’re having fun’ and this year is flying by so I must be having fun? The amount of work I’ve been involve in with the BBC both on TV and radio has really sky rocketed - its been such a learning curve. People who know anything…
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So far so good

Hello all. I hope you are all well on top of any new year resolutions you set yourself-by now they are hopefully becoming habit. 2017 has well and truly started and I've got to say 6 weeks into it and things look to be OK? On the face of it there is no big difference…
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The devil is in the detail

So we are one day into 2017… How many resolutions have you made, will you see it through? Looking back before looking forward, December is always a busy month for me. I know the amount of daylight we have is at a low but I'm sure the days are simply shorter as well. However much…
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