short_line content-donate short_line justtextgiving

“Painting cheered my brain up”

Carolyn Nicholls learned about The National Brain Appeal after being treated at The National Hospital for a cavernoma. She contributed to our art exhibition, A Letter In Mind, after turning to painting after her illness.

Read more

Posted on December 15, 2015 12:33 pm

“My tumour was in a dangerous position”

Around eight years ago my mouth became very painful. I went to doctors and dentists and asked them to remove my teeth where the pain was. But nothing eased the pain and I was referred to several specialists who carried out scans on my face − one told me I had neuralgia. No one ever thought to scan my brain.

Read more

Posted on November 5, 2015 12:49 pm

“There are always challenges in life”

It was 1977 − the year of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee and street parties were being held everywhere. One day I was at primary school and the teacher set us an assignment with some questions on the board to complete. He said there would be a prize for the first person to complete the test.

Read more

Posted on October 29, 2015 5:27 pm

“I turned my birthday into a Pyjama Party”

I’m about to turn 33 and I wanted to celebrate my birthday in a different way.  Unlike when I was younger, I’m not that fussed about going clubbing anymore – I prefer doing something where I get to spend quality time with my friends.  Read more

Posted on October 14, 2015 9:56 pm

“Our Pyjama Party was so easy – and fun”

Last year we threw a Pyjama Party at our office and we all had a brilliant time. We decided to get involved because here at Newhall Publishing, we produce Candis magazine on behalf of Candis Club – and we featured the National Brain Appeal in a few issues. Candis Club teamed up with TBNA as part of the fundraising initiative, The Big Give, and matched the funds for one of its campaigns. Read more

Posted on October 6, 2015 4:10 pm

short_line Fun Raise short_line home-content-heroes short_line