Thank you to everyone who has ordered a woolly nystagmus mascot this year. We are now officially sold out. Together you have raised £360 and given new homes to 72 mascots. THANK YOU! Huge thanks, too, to our volunteers, Lynda and Sue, for all the knitting.
Thank you to everyone who sponsored Sue to knit 26 nystagmus mascots wearing running kit for her recent 2.6 challenge. Thank you, too, to everyone who ordered a mascot. All 26 mascots have now been sold, but Sue has promised to make some more as soon as she can. Meanwhile, you can still order a … Continue reading Sold out
Sue has finished her 2.6 challenge ahead of schedule. She has knitted 2.6 special edition Nystagmus Network mascots in less than 26 days! Each mascot wears running kit to signify that the 2.6 challenge was intended to replace this year’s London Marathon, cancelled due to the pandemic. So far, Sue has raised £315 in sponsorship … Continue reading Sue’s 2.6 challenge – complete!
From now until 26 May, this is Sue’s daily schedule: 45 minutes yoga 8 hours working at the Nystagmus Network 1 hour walking her dogs Then carry on with her Two Point Six Challenge for the Nystagmus Network: knitting 26 mascots by 26 May. You can sponsor Sue here. To pre-order your nystagmus 2.6 challenge … Continue reading Sue’s still knitting!
Sunday 26 April 2020 was to have been the date of the London Marathon with runners raising £millions for UK charities. The Nystagmus Network’s runner, Adam, is still training to run in the postponed race in October. Meanwhile, the organisers have launched The Two Point Six Challenge to help save the UK’s charities by giving … Continue reading Sue’s Two Point Six Challenge
A great way to make your time outdoors fun with the children is to go on a bear hunt. Inspired by the lovely Michael Rosen’s fabulous book “We’re going on a bear hunt” people all over the world are placing teddy bears in their windows so that children can spot them when they’re out walking … Continue reading Have you been on a bear hunt yet?
Our lovely knitting volunteer, Lynda has just delivered a new supply of Nystagmus Network mascots for our online shop. Each mascot represents a child who has nystagmus and wears a warm woolly hat and scarf against the stormy weather. Every mascot is individual, just like real children. All profits from the sales of the mascots … Continue reading Thank you, Lynda