Thursday, 27 March 2014

My Achievements

In addition to being a truly perfect & wonderful son, grandson, nephew, Godson, cousin & friend; excelling at mainstream school; campaigning for better lives for disabled children & young people; composing music; writing poetry; excelling at quizzes; raising many thousands of pounds for charity; bringing happiness and joy to the lives of many, Adam has achieved:-

Blue Peter Badge 2009

Brit Writers Award 2010

Gold Blue Peter Badge 2010

Scottish Book Trust/ Jacqueline Wilson Short Story Comp (runner up)

Poems exhibited at Scottish Parliament 2011

Young Scotland Rising Star Award 2011

Talk at Scottish Parliament 2012

Young Scot Arts Award 2012

Named in "The Scotsman's" "40 people who put Edinburgh on the map" 2012

Amnesty International Protest Song Comp (runner up) 2013

Named in Independent On Sunday's "Happy List" 2013

Appeared at Edinburgh Fringe Fedtival 2013

Commended Blog North Awards Best Young Blogger 2013

Eduzine Global ACE Young Achiever 2014

Young Epilepsy Inspirational Hero 2014


Poetry Editor and Global Ambassador for Eduzine Global

Young Ambassador for Readwell

Lyric writer of "Christmas Gibbons" peaked at no. 2 in iTunes children music chart Dec 2013

Honorary Clown Doctor - Dr Saturn

Appeared on TV globally; in most UK newspapers and on BBC Radio Scotland, Leeds & Solent


Poem to celebrate Yorkhill Children's Foundation 10th Birthday

Poem to celebrate Leeds Children's Hospital Appeal's 3rd Birthday

Lullaby to celebrate birth of Prince George

Poem on Leadership for NHS Confederation CEO

Inspirational Verse for Leeds Rhinos

Happiness - A Poem for Kirsty

Disability Matters Rap for Royal College of Paediatrics & Child Health

Following his death Adam was named as a Patient Leader who made a significant contribution to the NHS in the Health Service Journal's inaugural Patient Leaders List

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Twitter: My Window On The World

10 Reasons Why I Love Twitter

Being in hospital, especially if you are in for months on end and in isolation can be very lonely. I really miss my cousins, my friends, going to school, getting out and about and Charlie Dog. 

But with Twitter I can:-

1) find out easily what is going on in the world;

2) share my life with people;

3) share my poems and stories;

4) makes friends all over the world;

5) talk with people I wouldn't otherwise have a chance to talk to;

6) take part in things that I otherwise wouldn't be able to take part in like #NHSChangeDay and #ChildrenInNeed;

7) go straight to the top and talk directly to people with power;

8) tell people about the reality of my life;

9) celebrate Christmas, birthdays & special occassions with friends; and

10) not be isolated and lonely. 

Thank you Twitter and all my wonderful Twitter friends!

Find me on Twitter @Adsthepoet

Friday, 7 March 2014

A Motivational Verse For Leeds Rhinos

I was inspired to write this verse when the Leeds Rhinos visited me in hospital at Christmas

We are on a mission,
It is our ambition,
To win the Super League,
We are the Leeds Rhinos,
In us you can believe,
We concentrate, we focus,
We commit to take the lead,
With hope and joy we strive to win,
We know we shall succeed!

(C) Adam Bojelian 2014