Category: Stroke Stories

A Still Journey

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Dr Esther Gomez-Sierra, Lecturer In Spanish Studies at The University of Manchester. Early one morning in November 2013, I was walking briskly through Victoria Park, at Bath Spa. I had travelled […]

An Art Experiment

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An Art Experiment – Stacey Gould, Student of Neuroscience, The University of Manchester As a neuroscience student interested in art, I couldn’t wait to get involved in the Science Stroke […]

Robinson Crusoe: before and after stroke

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Robinson Crusoe: before and after stroke – Mark Ware. Mark is a multimedia artist, an Honorary Research Fellow at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School and a stroke survivor. During […]

Humans, creativity and libraries

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Humans, creativity and libraries – by Pieter Egriega So I write this series of short stories about having a stroke…. Now I’m a writer. What do writer’s do? Well, they […]

Understanding research into stroke

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Understanding research into stroke: my trip to The University of Manchester – by Becky Beaumont. Continuing my investigations in to all things stroke, I was invited to Manchester University to […]

A Stroke of Luck

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I am married to John and have a 21 year old son, Liam. Before my strokes I was one of those lucky people who loved their job. A music teacher […]

How can you mend a broken heart?

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How can you mend a broken heart? – by Becky Beaumont ‘How can you mend a broken heart?’ An intriguing question put forward by the uniquely voiced BeeGee brothers, and […]

People like me and the meaning of art

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Mark Ware is a multi-media artist, an Honorary Research Fellow at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School and a stroke survivor. During 1996 Mark had a severe stroke, an event […]

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