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Peter Gornall is shown in a black bow tie and dinner jacket during a recent holiday. He is white haired and is smiling tentatively at the camera.
7 October 2014

Retired litigation lawyer Peter Gornall  shares his experience of Epilepsy Society's 2014 annual conference 'Epilepsy: expanding horizons.'

Blogger Richard Atterwill is sitting on a sofa. He has short dark hair, frameless glasses and is wearing a casual light blue shirt with  white patterning
6 October 2014

Richard Atterwill has seizures both day and night. He asks why there isn't more support for people with epilepsy in the evenings and at weekends.

Cosima Pole and her daughter
23 September 2014

Cosima Pole is championing Epilepsy Society's new women and epilepsy survey. 

Epilepsy Society's pharmacist Eisha Gosrani is pictured in the pharmacy in front of shelves of tablets. She is smiling and wearing a bright blue top.
20 August 2014

Epilepsy Society's pharmacist, Eisha Gosrani talks about why she loves her job.

A young Professor Ley Sander is pictured on the right, beside a colleague. He is wearing a white overall and has thick dark hair and a beard.
12 June 2014

As World Cup fever takes over, our boy from Brazil, medical director Professor Ley Sander, right, reflects on how a seizure in the street kick started a lifelong interest in epilepsy. 

Tim Wright is leaning against a rustic door. He has short, dark hair swept back off his face and is wearing black-rimmed glasses and a white open-necked shirt.
15 May 2014

Tim Wright explains how his love for  girlfriend Jasmine far outweighs any challenges posed by her epilepsy.

School teacher Tim Pitman is wearing a purple t-shirt which says 'Keep calm I have epilepsy'. He is also wearing a safety helmet as he is  about to go abseiling.
24 April 2014

School teacher Tim Pitman has epilepsy and he doesn't mind who knows. He tells all through his purple t-shirt and his purple prose.

Olympic athlete James Cracknell has short fair hair and wearing a blue shirt with white collar. He is smiling pensively, as though in conversation. The background wallpaper is blue with a leafy yellow pattern.
11 April 2014

Olympic athlete James Cracknell will be running for Epilepsy Society's 'team purple' at the London Marathon on Sunday.

Claire is sitting in her room at the Sir William Gowers Centre. She has a short brown bob and is wearing a cream cardigan.
28 March 2014

Claire has had epilepsy all her life. Here she explains how she refuses to lose hope of finding a drug that will control her seizures.

Daniel Pruce, deputy ambassador at the British Embassy in Madrid, smiling in a white shirt with a feint stripe and a red tie
24 March 2014

Daniel Pruce was diagnosed with epilepsy while working for the British Embassy in Bangkok. Here he examines the impact of his diagnosis.


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