A spinal injury at a young age might have killed off a career in stand-up but it did not temper Ian Simpson's philosophy of not taking life too seriously. But will this mindset be strong enough to cope with the greatest medical crisis of them all?
His story will have you laughing and crying - and often on the same page.
Ian Simpson has spent most of his 49 years living in a wheelchair, giving him a different perspective on life to a lot of people. He has been a History teacher and Learning Designer for over 25 years. He is a Paralympian and has represented Australia in the sports of table tennis and wheelchair rugby. He is likely to wince and/or roll his eyes if you call him 'brave'. Rolling with the Punches is his first book.