“I have six walking sticks and my favourite the moment is Bubblegum Pink as it gets a lot of people talking to me. My yellow clear one reminds people of Luke Skywalker. My blue one makes people ask the question ‘does it have gold fish that come up from the bottom. I have to make quite a few visits to the hospital and I am remembered by my walking sticks, even my consultant looks to see which colour I have brought”