2019 Guest Blogs Review

…ursday night at Team Swag, but I will let him explain all about that. https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/meet-ben/   Our colleague Vinay is a very keen cook, and he loves his spices! He often tells us about all the dishes he has been cooking so we asked him what were his top 5, and the results made us all hungry! https://www.dsactive.org.uk/news/vinay-shares-his-cooking-tips/     Kate is the editor of the Down2Earth magazine here at the Down’s Syndr…

Roy Hodgson leads Down’s Syndrome Eagles Training Session

…mselves, with no worries about anything other than that.” Roy Hodgson https://twitter.com/BBCMOTD/status/1211319787810381824 The DS Eagles were also treated to a visit from Palace Women’s players Freya Holdaway and Ashlee Hincks, who joined in with the training session and played in the match alongside the players. Freya and Ashlee invited the players to be mascots at their game against London City Lionesses on FA Women’s Football Weekend 23rd-24t…

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A Tennis Filled Weekend

…ssion finished with all the players gathering in the club house to eat hot dogs and socialise. Alex from the DSActive team said “It’s always great fun to come and watch the sessions. I’ve been lucky enough to see two brilliant sessions this weekend, one in Pershore and one in Hale. Both sets of coaches do a fantastic job in providing a fun and engaging session, and both clubs have welcomed the players in to the clubs with open arms.” To find a ses…

The DSActive Team take on #Challenge21…

…my usual habit of my morning coffee. I’ve been lucky to not have caffeine withdrawal headaches which has helped. What are one of your favourite #Challenge21’s that you have seen? I’ve really enjoyed watching the challenges by Swindon Down’s Syndrome Support Group and Lincoln City FC. Why is it important to raise awareness? It’s important to raise awareness of the achievements of the Down’s Syndrome Association, who have been campaigning to improv…

Q&A with Anna and Dan

…ry. Q. What would you eat before playing sport? Anna: Yoghurt/orange. Dan: Vegetables. Q. What would you drink during a sports session? Anna and Dan: Water. Q. What would you eat for breakfast? Anna: Ham egg muffins. Dan: Weetabix, Branflakes, Fruit and fibre. Thank you to Anna and Dan for taking the time to answer the questions about your activities and your diet….

Blog from Victoria

…s session? A. Lucozade light or just lots of water. Q. What would you eat for breakfast? A. Sometimes an egg omelette, sometimes crumpet with cheese, oatmeal and berries or yoghurt and berries, seeds and muesli. I like eggs with bacon, eggs benedict, toast with mushrooms. Thanks for chatting to us Victoria! For more information on the DSActive Sessions, please get in touch with the team via email or via telephone 0333 1212 300….

A young man called Robert

…Haldon Forest to do three wheel tricycling, archery at a local Sports Centre, kayaking down on the River Exe and climbing too with Dave my activities instructor. I go on the bus to my music sessions with Alex and I sing songs like this song called Captain Underpants. I liked when I sang this verse ‘Egg salad sandwich’ and me and Alex had a good old laugh together. Last autumn I did a play which was titled ‘Wake up Santa’ I played one of Santa’s el…