The charities supported by the sale of images from this site are :
Thistle is an Edinburgh-based health and wellbeing charity that supports people – irrespective of their long-term condition or disability – to live the life they want. Andrew Giffin (David’s son) receives support from Thistle to live independently and do the things that matter to him, whether it’s a day out zip-wiring or getting to work on time.
Garvald Edinburgh enables adults with a learning disability to develop their art, craft and catering skills through working as part of a creative community. Andrew is a member of the Garvald Drama group and has performed to public audiences a number of times. He is also known for his drive and enthusiasm with clay and creates large animal ceramic sculptures which he has exhibited and sold.
Drake Music Scotland is the nation’s leading charity creating music making opportunities for disabled children and adults. They have been pioneering the use of assisted music technology for more than twenty years and have just returned from a performance in Singapore (where Andrew played) and have been invited to perform in Tokyo.