Ataxia?

The Walking Years In The Media October 2013. During a round-the-world by train journey, I started falling over for no apparent reason. My balance became so bad that I abandoned the journey midway (in Novosibirsk, Siberia) and returned to Scotland to find out what was causing the problem. March 2015. After 17 months of being…

Football Mascots Supporting #IAAD17

I want to thank all of the following UK football clubs for their wonderful support during International Ataxia Awareness Day this year (September 25). Aberdeen FC – Website – Facebook – Twitter Arsenal FC – Website – Facebook – Twitter Bath City FC – Website – Facebook – Twitter Cowdenbeath FC – Website – Facebook…

In the Media

The coverage gained from exposure in the established media (both TV & Press) is far more wide-reaching than the exposure gained just by “walking” and talking to the people who I meet along the way. So when it comes to raising awareness, exposure in the established TV & press is always being sought. To date,…

But First: A Walk Around the Isle of Arran, Scotland.

Major Supporters: This was to be my second attempt at walking around Arran (the first attempt being in 2016, just before my 500-mile walk in Spain, an attempt which was abandoned as I was feeling much better than expected). The overall goal was the same though: I wanted to test my long-distance walking abilities locally,…

My 50th Birthday: Hyde Park, London

A 50th birthday celebration with a difference!   As I had already decided to use my 50th year to start walking, it seemed only right that the first walk was on my 50th birthday. And I want to thank the following people who walked with me, on what was actually a very bright morning in…