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Thank You

Firstly, may I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous 2016.  Despite the best laid plans, this year has been a little bit crazy and I haven’t had time to write up a single event and have mainly relied on my Facebook page.  So you’ll be thrilled to hear I…

100 Years of Service

Firstly thanks to all of you who have supported my fundraising in the last year!  We raised a a huge amount to support Blind Veterans UK’s work and we are hugely grateful! This year is the 100th anniversary for Blind Veterans UK and so I will continue to raise funds and continue to do what…

Unite and Bike for Heroes

Just under a year ago, I decided to enter this event to commemorate the Centenary of the start of the Great War.  As you will know, if you have followed my blog, I was fortunate enough to serve with the Royal Engineers for a number of years until being medically discharged in 1997. A large…

WW1 Centenary Cycle

  A century ago next Monday, Britain entered the First World War. It was to be one of the major turning-points of the 20th century – and the beginning of Blind Veterans UK. The charity was founded in 1915 to support soldiers, sailors and munitions workers blinded in service. Next Monday, I will be embarking…

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