Thank you Lucy for writing such a lovely article about Emmy and our story.
You have been so incredibly kind and thoughtful in what you have written.
And I am so grateful to you for how you’ve handled it and for being so wonderful to me over he last few weeks.
I wouldn’t have wanted anyone else to have written it.
) to film us at home, came to see us at the Royal Marsden and also invited us down to his studio in Brighton.
So if they aren’t available or are ‘out of stock’ when you look on the website - please don’t worry - there will be more arriving every week and with plenty of time for Christmas! I know you would be all self-deprecating and say you didn’t deserve this but I know, as so many others do, that no one deserves this award more than you. It makes me chuckle when I think how gorgeously sweet and nervous you would have been waiting to go live on the news today and how uncool you would have played it in front of all the reporters in the news room!! One very special person was one of her old university friends, Mr Jon Nicol.
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