Coronavirus COVID-19 advisory information
Skip to content
Home » Ambassadors » Reading



I was a plumber and an engineer working for a Reading based company for 16 years – I was working there at the time of my stroke (2015). I’m now retired and have recently become a great grandfather. I found Odysseys through the Stroke club and… Read More »Tony

Edilane & Fernando

I’m Edilane, I was born in Brazil, when I was 19, I moved to Portugal. In 2009, I met Fernando, Portuguese by nationality, my garden and the love of my life. I wasn’t sure about it because of all the differences between us, culture, age,… Read More »Edilane & Fernando


I am an ex- teacher.  In 2018 in February I had a stroke. I was at the hospital when a second episode happened and was thrombolised pretty quickly. My face fall and would tick, my left side weakened, my speech was muddled, and sometimes touretteey,… Read More »Fiona


I was born 1950 in Leicester, moved to Henley-on-Thames aged 10. Boarding school followed by University in France. Running my own Organic Honey import company from age of 25. Very keen sportsman, rugby, golf, squash and skiing. Rugby referee for many years. So due to… Read More »Colin