Stories from Somerset's care community
Watch Clemma's story This is me - Clemma
Clemma tells her amazing life story, as a woman rising to the challenges of life. She shares her love of her family and friends, of getting married and reflects on her journey to independence. Confidently weaving in her beautiful poetry, which is set against the watercolours and illustrations of artist Joe Gilmer.
Watch Robin's story This is Me - Robin
Robin tells his own life story through the legends of King Arthur and the TV characters he grew up with. His incredible illustrations interact with his remarkable stories of growing up with a learning disability and navigating a complex world. He shows such strength and motivation in this film, with a desire to help others and advocate for those with a disability.
Watch Katie's story This is Me - Katie
Katie’s story, beautifully illustrated by Robin Meader, is about love, bravery and achievement. Katie’s stories are inspirational in that they show us how you can create lots of ‘stars’ in your life. Katie shows us the love of her dogs and the relaxing feeling of being in her own space.
Watch Joe's story This is Me - Joe
Joe’s film is a dynamic celebration of his life, animated in his own ‘Marvel’ comic style. He would love to have amazing super-powers and talks about his passion for France, films, football and so much more. This engaging film shows us how Joe receives news of his rare diagnosis and how he feels amazing to be one of only 60 people in the world! This story truly highlights how such a positive outlook can lead to great things.