As you know Brownhills came good in the end for us. I just wanted to give the people in this group who remember us an update! Mandy is still with us eight years on although her mobility has worsened and she is in a wheelchair permanently. I did manage to get back to work as a locksmith for a couple of years but Mandy started having more and more mishaps so I sold my business and now care for her full time.
I recently gave up my motorhome and I'm now waiting for a new 2019 Buccaneer Clipper caravan that is being modified to suit Mandy's needs (I really miss my motorhome but hey ho!) I still go up to the Highlands and Lakes climbing and this caravan will allow me to take Mandy with me and know she is safe while able to have the occasional mountain trek. I have been a member of Suffolk Lowland Search and Rescue who are part of the same group as the famous Mountain Rescue but we tend to search for missing suicidal or vulnerable people who wonder off usually into woodland forests or bog land. This has been my salvation and we are out searching regularly, I have not been fortunate to be the one to find anybody alive but have sadly found 5 deceased suicides.
This group played a major part in getting us sorted out those years ago and I want to thank all the supporting members and say a very big thank you to Phil who supported us all the way.