Mental health

A watercolour painting of a seaside landscape by Rachel Smith The Wonky Artist

Painting as The Wonky Artist

While recovering on bed rest for a pressure sore, Rachel discovered a hidden talent for ...

Luke’s story: Giving myself goals

In 1996, Luke was involved in a motorbike crash and sustained a complete spinal cord ...

Neil during his rehabilitation

Neil’s story: Walking with a spinal cord injury

In 2010, Neil, 52, was riding his motorcycle along a rural road when the vehicle ...

Tony on a day out to the beach

Tony’s story: I’m looking forward to life

In 2013, Tony was enjoying life. He had his own flat, an active lifestyle and ...

Rachel and her mother Angela at fundraising concert Chords for Cords

Rachel’s story: A new outlook

In late 2015, Rachel was involved in a road traffic accident in Ireland and, as ...