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Dementia – a laughing matter

Less amusing are the jokes I’ve experienced throughout my five years working at Alzheimer’s Research UK with dementia used as a punch line.

Alzheimer’s disease and the cocktail party effect

Alzheimer’s disease is mostly thought of as a memory problem. But as many who deal with the disease know, this isn’t the only problem people experience.

Can I really cycle 450km across Vietnam?

I’ve never really taken part in a challenge for charity before; to be honest I’m not one to indulge in strenuous exercise much either. But recently I found myself signing up to do a 450km cycle challenge across Vietnam for Alzheimer’s Research UK and am about to embark on a journey that will test and push some emotional, mental and physical boundaries.

Climbing Kilimanjaro for my mum

I think the secret to good fundraising isn’t asking a few people for lots of money – it’s asking a lot of people for a little