Header image: Henri Lloyd in St Katharine Docks before the race start


Different Strokes

Different Strokes Logo

To add to the publicity surrounding last week, Different Strokes added my blog to the Helping Each Other section of their website. Different Strokes is a charity set up by younger stroke survivors to offer support to younger stroke survivors, at a time when most of the services available were aimed at the elderly. In…

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Solihull News: Anita’s fighting fit and ready for the high seas

Solihull News Article July 2013

BY CATHRINA HULSE 19 July 2013 UNDERTAKING the tough Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will not be the biggest challenge Anita Davies faces next January as the 42-year-old has already battled a debilitating stroke to achieve her dream. Anita, who grew up in Olton but now lives in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, is due to set…

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“The sense of achievement”

Clipper 70 under sail

On 8 July 2013, Clipper Ventures featured my story on their website. Anita Davies (42) suffered a stroke at the age of 34 yet was determined not to let that affect her life and will take part in Legs 5 and 7 of the Clipper 13-14 Race. She recalls, “I had seen the Clipper Race…

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