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Unicorn Inn Music Quiz

Unicorn Inn Music Quiz The  unicorn inn in Margate Canterbury was the venue where Pig and porter, Owned by Sean Ayling and Robin Wright , launched with Team Jo Epilepsy Foundation launched a beer (Big K) dedicated to Kieron Drum. Kieron was their friend who passed away from epilepsy in…

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Lord Mayors Award

The Lord Mayors Award I was shocked when I received a letter many months ago with the Lord Mayors crest on the envelope. When reading the letter I was taken aback that I have been nominated for the Lord Mayor’s award, and even more astonished that I was one of…

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“Seizures are not my friend”

“Seizures are not my friend.” Sure there’s “getting used to” seizures after I’ve had the condition for so long, but there really is no getting buddy-buddy with them. I’m sure everyone with epilepsy can agree to that. It’s NOT fun. It’s unsettling. It’s uncomfortable. I wonder when the next one…

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“Not every condition is always visible”

“Not every condition is always visible.” I live with Epilepsy. I have lived with this condition for going on 24 years. I was diagnosed with this condition when I was 4 years old. I had a seizure while sitting on the worktop age 4 while watching my mother make my…

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Purple Day 2015

March the 26th is a very special day for those with Epilepsy. It’s Purple day. Purple day is a day to raise awareness of Epilepsy and its a international Occassion. We wanted to do something bigger than we had done previous years, we had done wearing purple, planting purple plants,…

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Purple hearts for Valentines day

Did you know that St Valentine is the patron saint of Epilepsy? Epilepsy has been recognized for at least 4000 years. The ancient Egyptians, Hindus, Aztecs and Incas, considered it an affliction linked to the gods. Though there was never a rationale behind why some were affected by it, the disorder was…

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A Mother & Daughter share stories

ABOUT MUM  My mum  is a very special Mother. She has raised a independent minded, confident, strong lady through more adversity that many of us can even begin to comprehend. Her unconditional love and support never waivers.  In addition to her strength and courage, she has had to face the…

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Resolutions – Happy New Year

Happy new year to you all. Its always been a confusing thought to me about new years resolutions – so I stopped and started to think about them….. I have watched people over a while and despite A New Year, a new start –  why do people still hold grudges?,…

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Brain Waves By The Sea

Brain Waves By The Sea  Brain Waves By The Sea Was held at Makcari’s the Bandstand, Herne Bay on 13th December. It was another event which added £160 to our goal. The christmas themed gift fair was a successful day where the community could support the charity and also get…

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Static Cycle Relay – Lloyds

Static Cycle Relay  Lloyds Bank staff did Team Jo Epilepsy Foundation proud after committing to a challenge of a sponsored static bike relay. The Lloyds team kept the wheels turning all day. From the opening of the doors until closing time the bike kept turning.  Even the manager Vicky took on…