Martin Symons

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Another Film Festival in 2011

Posted by Martin on December 23, 2010 at 3:59 PM Comments comments (0)

Just to let you know that Being Martin is on the Official Selection to be screened at the Picture This International Disability Festival in Calgary Canada February 14th-18th 2011!

More Awards!!

Posted by Martin on December 5, 2010 at 9:22 AM Comments comments (0)

Well done to Lou Hamilton. She has won Best Humanitarian short film and Best Narration for Being Martin at the Angel Awards in Monaco this weekend. Lou also won screenplay for Maestro another film she made.

BBC Ouch!

Posted by Martin on November 12, 2010 at 3:13 PM Comments comments (0)

This is the latest interview.

DS Games up for Auction

Posted by Martin on October 9, 2010 at 11:29 AM Comments comments (0)

I have two DS games up for auction on Ebay. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince DS and The Good Cooking Guide game DS


All proceeds will go to the Boma fund. Auction ends on Tuesday 19th October.


If you have any items you can donate for me to auction, please email me at


Thank you

Best Film for Being Martin

Posted by Martin on August 22, 2010 at 7:53 AM Comments comments (0)

Being Martin has won best film at the Moondance International Film Festival in Colorado. Congratulations to Lou and Paul.



Been quite a couple of weeks, what with this news and an outdoor education centre in Cornwall purchasing a boma because of the film.


Another Film Festival for Being Martin

Posted by Martin on July 30, 2010 at 4:27 PM Comments comments (0)

Being Martin is one of the Finalists in the Moondance International Film Festival in Colorado- screening in September.

Funds raised so far

Posted by Martin on June 30, 2010 at 12:18 PM Comments comments (0)

Thank you for supporting my appeal (and for sponsoring Sandy and Gilly). I have raised over £1100 so far.


Please also continue to send your used inkjet cartridges. I received a cheque yesterday for £63.00. Thank you.

Sandy and Gilly complete epic journey

Posted by Martin on June 30, 2010 at 12:12 PM Comments comments (0)

I have just received  news that Sandy and Gilly have completed their 1960km cycle ride along the North Sea Cycle Route.



Sandy's North Sea Cycle Route (NSCR)

Posted by Martin on May 15, 2010 at 12:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Sandy was finally off on his last stage of the NSCR. To follow his progress, visit

Paypal - Apologies

Posted by Martin on April 27, 2010 at 11:57 AM Comments comments (0)

It has come to my notice that there was an error in my email address in paypal. I missed out the c in com. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.


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