Mar 182012
Happy Mother's Day Mum

I can’t thank my mum enough. She has made my life amazing. So Happy Mother’s Day Mum. This is one of her favourite photos of us together because she says I look like an angel.  

Mar 162012
Photo from book signing at Hastings Waterstones

Thanks to everyone who came down to Hastings Waterstones at the weekend. There was a queue of people waiting when I got there at lunchtime. One lady and her daughter even came from France for the day just to see me!! My next book signing will be at Waterstones, Broadstairs, Kent on Monday, April 2 at […]

Mar 152012
My mum says ‘Every Mother’s Day is special'

Everyone says that my mum is an inspiration.  Read her special Mother’s Day story adapted from our book Old Before My Time. When doctors told Kerry Okines her baby daughter Hayley was suffering from a rare ageing disease and she was unlikely to live beyond the age of 13, she initially decided she would end both […]

Mar 152012
Lorraine Kelly says my book is 'brilliant!'

Really chuffed  as the lovely Lorraine Kelly sent me a thank you letter saying my book is ‘brilliant’. I’m glad she enjoyed it. Get well soon Lorraine. Mum and me miss you on TV in the mornings. Here’s a photo of the first time I met her at the Children of Courage Awards nine years ago. […]

Mar 132012

Link to Hayley’s story on ABC News, USA    

Mar 122012

Guess what? I’ve been invited up to London to appear on live TV. Can’t say much more at the moment, but watch this space.  Clue: I’ll have to get up very early

Mar 112012

For anyone living in the US, who missed the 20/20 show My Extreme Afflication on ABC last night, here’s a link to wqatch again

Mar 112012

I recommend this book to those who watched the documentary about Hayley, or any people who are just interested in her life. This book is a very interesting read and there are pieces written by her mother in this too which gives you an insight of the mother’s feelings and thoughts.

Mar 092012

Looking forward to seeing you all at Waterston’es, Hastings tomorrow. I will be signing copies of my book Old Before My Time from 12.30pm to 1.30pm . Come and say hi. And if you can’t make it, don’t worry I’ll be posting pictures soon