Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Whole new world

Well well, It's a scary new place to be on this blogging site, but I'll give it my best and if you notice something not quite right, let me know.

I think this is the part where I talk about myself? My name is James, I'm 18 years of age and live in Melbourne, Australia. Im passionate about Gaming, Advocating for people with Chronic Illness's and Music. I myself have  a chronic Illness It's called Osteogenisis Imperfecta Basically in short. Brittle Bones. My bones can break easier then a toothpick being snapped between a person's fingers, Day to day is a struggle but the words in my mind that always come to me when I have a little complaint about something being sore or something being too hard ... "There's always someone worse off"

News of the day!
Now it's not a regular segment but, It's fairly important to me; My mother had a baby this weekend WOO! Fairly amazing stuff.

                                                        Here's a photo of Me and Baby Ruby:
I'll be sure you guys are updated on how she is going. She will be home tomorrow (Thursday) for more happy snaps.

Royal Children's Hospital Youth Forum
On Monday the Royal Children's Hospital held the first ever youth forum. What is a youth forum you may ask? The purpose of a youth forum is to find out as much information about something specific such as  public transport in Melbourne or how comfortable you are in your local town. Instead it was about how the Royal Children's Hospital can improve services for young people aged 12-20 in the new hospital. I spoke in-front of 150 people at the beginning of the day, hopefully I get a copy of the speech on Video and show you all. In all the day was amazing for change at the hospital with the CEO's in attendance listening out to everyone contribution.

That's what I am talking about!
I'm in the process of developing a short film about young people with chronic conditions and day to day life, as well as developing a entertainment hub for young people at the Royal Children's Hospital. Maybe on my next blog entry I will talk about these a little more.

I want to say a big thank you for taking the time to read this blog in it's entirety, If you have any suggestions or questions  you can ask away in the comments below or! Follow me on twitter @James9W

My parting gift to the reader's who stayed until the very end, It's been in my head all day, now to be in yours!

"There's always somebody worse off"


  1. Good stuff James! You spoke to a big audience - very proud of you :)

  2. Hi James, Carly sent me here. That photo of you and your baby sister is adorable. :)

    You sound like you're up to great things - can't wait to hear more about this film you're making. Well done on the public speaking too.

    Look forward to hearing more.

  3. Congratulations on a little sister James! Great start with the blog! I'll be following. :)