Hamilton grandad living with MND for 27 years writes five books whilst at Abbeydale Court Care Home

12 March 2024

A Lanarkshire great-grandad who has lived with MND for over two and a half decades has written five books to show that being diagnosed with the condition ‘isn’t the end’.

He moved into Abbeydale Care Home in Hamilton after damaging his back and being unable to fend for himself. But the move helped Tommy follow one of his passions – writing. He has since written five books telling the story of different parts of his life pre and post diagnosis.

Tommy said: “I really enjoy writing, typing using my right hand into my iPad and it’s been cathartic to look back at my life and all the fantastic things I’ve achieved with an amazing family.


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