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Will I Still Be Me?

Excerpts of Diana's book, Will I Still Be Me?, can be found below.

Chapter 9 - Incarceration

Chapter 12 - Life

'Will I Still Be Me? A journey through a transplant' by Diana Sanders is  published by Day Books, £8.99. See for further details.

Three Little Cowboy Builders

Shoo Fly Publishing - an interactive experience!

Take a look at the truly inspirational Shoo Fly website at!

Examples of the numerous Shoo Fly resources, and a demo of 'The Three Little Cowboy Builders', part of the I-Fly Books range, is also available on the website.

Shoo Fly in use in a classroom

As well as 'The Three Little Cowboy Builders' you can also find more demos and activities for all items in the Shoo Fly family on the 'Free Downloads' and 'Product' areas of the Shoo Fly website.

Illuminate Festival

Illuminate Gallery

Check out some of the very best pictures from the Illuminate Festival in our online gallery!

My Friend Oli campaign poster

Stop Press

Last year, University Chancellor Bill Bryson launched a campaign to increase the number of people signing the organ donor register. The campaign is called ‘My Friend Oli', named after 25-year old Oli, a friend of Bill's, in desperate need of a double lung transplant.

Oli finally got a transplant on 20th November. You can find out more via the campaign website: and Oli's blog:


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