Week 31 – Welsh Mountain Zoo | NJIB

Winding up the unassuming narrow path, you would have no idea of the majestic wonderland that lay at the top. Nestled into the Welsh mountain coastline, the Welsh Mountain Zoo is home to some of the w...

Week 30 – Stonewall | NJIB

“Acceptance without exception” – That’s what Stonewall strive for. How many of you really feel comfortable in your own skin? How many of you reading this feel able, in every si...

Week 28 – JustGiving | NJIB

A bit of a change for me this week as I’ve not been with a charity, but with the incredible fundraising platform JustGiving.com. I really don’t think they need much of an introduction; 24m...

Week 27 – St Vincent de Paul | NJIB

I had never heard of St Vincent de Paul before my time on the Nicest Job. I guess there are so many charities in the UK that one can’t know them all, but I am glad I know about them now. Set up ...

Week 26 – FareShare | NJIB

“Food glorious food.” (I’m singing that in my head) I hope you enjoy your lunch whilst reading this blog because there are 5.8million people in the UK that can’t afford lunch, ...

Week 25 – Disability Resource Centre | NJIB

I’ve never met anyone with Multiple Sclerosis before. I know that it’s an onset condition that affects your mobility, but beyond that my knowledge was pretty limited. So when I met Wendy t...

Week 23 – Half Way Point | NJIB

A time to reflect; a time to look back at the most amazing 6 months. When I started the Nicest Job in Britain I never really knew the type of rollercoaster journey I would embark on. I knew that it wo...

Week 21 – Apuldram Centre | NJIB

Originally founded in 1989 by parents who wanted their children, with learning disabilities, to have a meaningful life, the Apuldram Centre is now still going strong 25 years later. Pulling up the sma...

Week 20 – Fitzroy | NJIB

It takes all kind of people to make this world the wonderful and vibrant place that it is, that, includes people with learning disabilities. I have long marvelled at my mother, a care home manager for...