Emily Owen was a multi talented teenager. At the age of 16, she was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2). Over the coming years, NF2 would steal her education, her smile, her hearing, her ability to walk. With gentle humour and heart-breaking honesty, Emily shares her story. Slowly and painfully, she discovers value in new places, seeing the rainbows in the silence.
Finding Myself in Britain by Amy Boucher Pye
The illustrated diary of a single girl aged thirty who returns to live with her eccentric parents after being diagnosed with a mystery illness akin to ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. While languishing in Gloucestershire, Sophie has time to contemplate issues of friendship, family and faith, as she takes a quirky and at times hilarious route to recovery.
Ride the Wings of the Morning
Sophie writes about The Waterberg Trust Challenge Ride, an extraordinary annual horse safari crossing seven different game reserves, which raises funds and awareness for ‘Save The Waterberg Rhino and community projects in a corner of rural South Africa.