October2021

An update from singer & song-writer Matilda

Date:26th October 2021

In March we heard from 17-year-old Matilda, who had just released her debut single ‘Invisible’ to celebrate Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week. Her Mum Katy gives us an update on how it went and what Matilda has been doing since then. “Matilda loved writing her song lyrics which she did one afternoon on the banks of […]

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An update from Musician Magnus

Date:5th October 2021

In March we met 22-year-old Magnus, a multitalented musician. His Mum Linda gives us an update on what he has been up to since then.  “Magnus has been pretty busy this summer. Having completed the Skills, volunteering and physical sections of the Duke of Edinburgh silver award before the great lockdown, he just had to […]

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An update from Photographer Sam

Date:5th October 2021

In March we met Sam, a keen photographer from Dumfries and Galloway. Sam is now back to work three days a week. He works in maintenance at the Gretna Green Group, where people can get married. He empties bins, tidies around the whole area and gives it a good impression for people visiting.  He helps […]

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An update from artist Georgie

Date:4th October 2021

Back in March, we met 16-year-old Georgie an aspiring artist who was just starting out creating her own paintings and had designed some cards to sell in celebration of Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week. Her Mum Ann tells us all about what Georgie has been up to since then. “During lockdown, Georgie discovered a love of […]

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