August 18, 2018

Brown Chicken Brown Cow Podcast

I was invited by an American Podcast show to talk about Body Positivity.  The show is run by a disabled man who talks to lots of people to hear their views on life with a difference or disability. 

August 19, 2018

Beach Reveal 2018 - August

Sylvia invited people to join  her along the beaches of the East of England UK to photograph wearing bikinis and teach others to embrace their bodies.  Sylvia spent 5 days visiting different beaches and talking on BBC Radio Sussex and Essex

September 08, 2018

Audenza - Fabulous & Fearless Women

Sharing my story in an award winning blog by Audenza

May 22, 2018

Huff Post

Why I walked around Soho in my underwear by Natasha Devon

April 16, 2018

The Sun - ITV This Morning

Myself and 4 models from my Love Disfigure photoshoot appeared in swimwear365 swimsuits on the couch with Holly and Phil 

March 29, 2018


My love for swimming and helping those that find it difficult to swim due to their lack of body confidence gave me the opportunity to share my story with the worldwide magazine Swim Vortex and share our LD images.

March 29, 2018


Speaking with journalist Elizabeth Byrnes on the Love Disfigure photoshoot and how I would like the images to be used in leisure centres to encourage swimming for Every Body

March 31, 2018


Elsie is a young child who appeared in my Photoshoot and mother shared her story of her burn survivor story.

March 30, 2018


I contacted Bored Panda with the Love Disfigure Campaign and photos which they are now Trending on social media.

January 29, 2018


This was the first article that our Love Disfigure Photos appeared in.  

March 23, 2018


Speaking at my photoshoot launch in London with Elle Turner from The Pool. 






March 30, 2018

REFINERY29 news article - Love Disfigure Campaign

The Love Disfigure Campaign spoke to Amy Sedghi journalist 

March 29, 2018

WOMENS HEALTH MAGAZINE - Love Disfigure Photoshoot

Recent news from the Love Disfigure photoshoot which I created with people who have facial and/or bodily disfigurement or differences - scars, health and skin conditions that affect their appearance.

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December 18, 2017

I spoke with journalist Amy Sedghi and discussed my life with disfigurement on how I learned to move on from depression, low self esteem and lacking confidence.

August 16, 2017

This was the first time I told my story to the BBC and never realised it would go worldwide.  I remember that evening when my phone continually went off all night long and I realised that my story had gone online to the BBC magazine world news.  I received so many beautiful emails from people around the world Thanking me for talking about something that also affected them.  It was also a time when I realised that mental health affected so many people, men as well as women.

August 18, 2017

I was asked to be interviewed with Ena Miller who visited me at home and talk about living with disfigurement.  It was a fun day as I brought my sister Sheila with me who also was involved in the interview.  This interview was replayed in March 2018 just before my photoshoot launch.  I was then asked to talk on BBC Radio London with Jo Good.  When I met with Jo she said that my story on womans hour was the most powerful emotional interview on radio she ever heard.  This was amazing for me to hear and I was happy to be able to get my feelings across as well as my story.

BBC RADIO 2 - Jeremy Vine

July 31, 2017

I was asked to talk on BBC Radio 2 with the wonderful Jeremy Vine.  Later that day I received messages from the elder generation who could relate to me and how I dealt with my burn story.

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June 30, 2017


From Despair to Acceptance - Speaking on how I went through my life with depression suffering with my mental health

May 17, 2017

SWIM ENGLAND article - Swim Bikini Challenge

I was raising money for Face Equality Day swimming 21 days back to back wearing a bikini 21 lengths of the pool in 21 locations.  I raised just over £800 for Changing Faces disfigurement charity.

December 13, 2017


I set up a swimming confidence group for people with differences or disfigurement.  I spoke with Alice from A Lotus Rises who I went swimming with in a cold water lido for the first time ever!

May 31, 2017


I spoke with Ditch the Label an anti bullying campaign on how I was bullied on poolside as a competitive swimmer in my teens 

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