Week 13 – Wood Green | NJIB

Some would say that 13 is unlucky, but not for me. A friend of mine text me over the weekend “Have a fabulous time this week Paul! xx.” I of course instantly text back replying “Hey!...

Week 12 – National Trust | NJIB

This week’s charity really does need no introduction. They tirelessly work to preserve the great sites and landmarks of this fine country and are the National Trust. I must admit that even my im...

Week 11 – British Heart Foundation | NJIB

  Of all the weeks on the Nicest Job journey, this week by far is the most special to me personally. If I may, jump back 18 years to my 8th Birthday. I’m a Christmas baby (I was meant to be...

Week 10 – Animal Rescue Cumbria | NJIB

I think it goes without saying that I have a soft spot for animals. So spending the week not only at an animal rescue sanctuary but also in the Lake District, is for me, heaven. I also want to add tha...

Week 9 – Sibs | NJIB

One would assume that when you refer to the ‘other child’, the one without the disability in a family affected by their ailment is perfectly ‘fine’. “There’s nothin...

Week 8 – Brain Tumour Research | NJIB

When you think of Brain Tumour Research, you think of a clinical white research centre with tall men with white coats on. So pulling up to a wonderfully kept farm in the middle of Buckingham what slig...

Week 6 – Guide Dogs for the Blind | NJIB

This week my heart was stolen. Yes, I all know what you’re thinking; you have Freddie. But when you are in a puppy pen for an hour cuddling 7-week-old puppies, however much you love your own dog you...

Week 5 – Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Arriving at the impressive building in Kent, I knew my week at Cystic Fibrosis was going to be different from the others. Having been with relatively small charities so far on my Nicest Job journey it...

Week 4 – My week in hospital with Bliss | NJIB

As far as my diary goes this year, Bliss has been the one I have been most apprehensive about. Not from a negative perspective but from a personal one; having been in an intensive care unit myself I w...