David Croft

A combination of life, karate, cooking and disability

  • Online auction helps with providing a Haven for Others…

    An online auction was recently held to enable others less fortunate to take a relaxing break away. This auction along with an earlier one will soon allow work to begin to modify the downstairs of an apartment to make it more disability friendly. This along with further funding will provide a Haven thus allowing occasional breaks for those not able to take such a break away for various reasons. The Haven should also help others in the hospitality industry by showcasing disability features that are aesthetically pleasing.

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  • David Croft goes deep sea fishing again Cornwall…

    This was thanks to the Wetwheels Foundation supplying a wheelchair accessible boat and all is explained further in the article below:

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  • David Croft catches up again with John Cleave…

    Having seen the Fisherman’s Friends do one of their sea shanty sessions at the Hall for Cornwall along with the folk group Show of Hands this had David Croft instantly enjoying their style of music. It therefore came as no surprise later to find out that the Fisherman's Friends had signed a record deal and would go on to even greater success. This being the superb film about the Fisherman’s Friends, which David saw at his local cinema with the audience all singing along merrily to the various songs. John Cleave also wrote a book called ‘The Pasty Man’ so John and David exchanged books with another when they met again.

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  • Merrymoor Inn Fundraiser...

    The Merrymoor Inn, Mawgan Porth kindly agrees to hold a fundraising dinner to enable David Croft to adapt an apartment. This so that other disabled people in a similar position can take a much needed break away in Cornwall. The dinner along with various auction and raffle has been supported by numerous establishments and people. Andy (The Crooner) Marshall will also be singing on the night. Should you need further details or wish to make a booking then please see the article below.

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  • Harry Billinge gets a copy of Food for Thought…

    93-year-old Normandy landings veteran Harry Billings was recently given a copy of Food for Thought to read and use to help with his campaign to get a lasting memorial for those who lost their lives in the Normandy landings. Harry had everyone in tears with his heroic stories of others and himself on the BBC and thankfully, he now has somewhere indoors to carry on with his collecting. This as opposed to standing up in the street in all winds and weather. ‘Lest we forget’ and hope that Harry gets his wish for a memorial in his lifetime!

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