Lockdown Saved My Damaged Brain.

Nick Gibbs


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Expensed: none but donations to Headway welcome
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Uncategorised
Updated:
16th October 2020
Tagged:
Lockdown | Publishing | Traumatic Brain Injury | Living With A Disability

In 2014 successful journalist and publisher Nick Gibbs was involved in a terrible cycling accident: he suffered a severe brain injury and was in a coma for 10 days. He talks about his career, and his journey to recovery. This year, during lockdown, he has launched a new magazine, which is already gaining an international following. His entertaining and witty talk offers insights in to the problems of living with invisible brain injury.

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About Nick Gibbs

Nick Gibbs is a journalist who has worked as a magazine editor for nearly 30 years. He founded Freshwood Publishing in 2007, building the company from scratch to produce a series of successful specialist magazines. Then in 2014 he suffered a terrible cycling crash, hit by a car and sent cartwheeling through the air. He suffered a severe brain injury and was in a coma for 10 days. The magazines and company had to be closed, and since then Nick has been attempting to rebuild his life and career. Having faced numerous obstacles, he has at last launched a new magazine, which is already gaining an international following and has helped Nick discover a new meaning and purpose to life.


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