Acknowledgements & Thanks
This is just to say a MASSIVE thank you to all who have helped and supported me throughout my life and career; the list is in
no particular order. I sincerely apologise if I miss anyone out (just tell me off next time you see me!)…
Maureen Beetham (Grandma / adoptive-mum)
Kenneth Beetham (Grandad / adoptive-dad)
Uncle Neil Armstrong (not the astronaut!)
Uncle Barry & Auntie Freddie McWilliam
Mrs Lou Ward & Mr Dave Ward
Steve Waller (Artist & Tutor)
My close family & friends.
All of my Personal Assistants who have enabled me throughout the years.
All of the animals I have had the honour of meeting and/or having as part of my family, & all I will meet in future.
Joe “Moemario” Martin (Artist)
David Shepherd, CBE (Artist)
Frederick Forsyth, CBE (Author)
Mark Hebblewhite (John Street Gallery)
Jon Parker (John Street Gallery)
Evelyn Gericks (Animal Trainer)
Sarah "Moppet" Craig
Annabel Strange (Sound Artist)
Mark Jones (Sound Artist)
Andy & Lisa "Silverback" Freeman
Andrew & Lynne "Stig" Styles
Josef Altin (Actor)
Annette Hannah (Actress)
William "Joe" Cahill
All of the zoos, parks, and wildlife sanctuaries I have visited which educated and inspired me throughout the years.
All of the Motorcycle Clubs who have supported me, invited me to their events, & helped me to fundraise.
All of the musicians / bands, artists, & photographers who have supported me, invited me to their events, attended my events, & helped me to fundraise.
All photographers who have allowed me to use their images as reference materials for my art.
All staff who taught, encouraged, & supported me at Bishop Burton College.
All staff who taught, encouraged, & supported me at Hull College & University.
All staff who taught, encouraged, & supported me at Wilberforce College.
All staff who taught, encouraged, & supported me at Kingswood High School.
All staff who taught, encouraged, & supported me at Broadacre Primary School.
All staff who taught, encouraged, & supported me at Frederick Holmes Special Needs School.
All staff who were good to me at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
All the decent reporters, tv crews, & radio crews who don’t feel the need to turn disability into a “bless their cotton socks!” kind of story.
All who have supported, volunteered, & assisted with my projects, no matter how crazy or impossible they seemed at the time!
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