Alkin’s Story

Introducing Alkin Emirali Alkin is a screenwriter, director, lecturer and an established martial arts instructor.  He was born with a few prominent moles on his face that have proliferated throughout his life. He didn’t meet anyone else affected by CMN until his late thirties, when he connected with Caring Matters Now.  Alkin is one of…

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Callum’s Story

Callum White Callum is an easy going 17-year-old who lives in Gloucestershire.  Callum is studying to be a software developer, with a passion for mountain climbing, cycling and running.  Callum was born with CMN covering the whole of his right arm and hand, along with smaller CMN marks over the rest of his body. Callum…

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Scarlett’s Story

Scarlett Clarke Scarlett is a mature, self-assured and friendly 13-year-old, currently living in a small community within the Cotswolds.  Scarlett is passionate about the Arts, a talented actress and dancer who has recently been signed to a London talent agency.  What sets Scarlett apart from her peers is her CMN, which covers the majority of…

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GET READY TO SET YOUR TV PLANNERS!


We are very excited to announce the confirmed press coverage schedule in the lead up to our ‘HOW DO YOU C ME NOW?’ exhibition launch! Here is the planned schedule of TV, radio, and online coverage expected next week…. get ready to set your TV planners! Monday 11th March BBC Breakfast – 7.40am Live interview…

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UK Exhibition Launch Details and Opening Times

The ‘HOW DO YOU C ME NOW?’ photographic series features 30 children and adults born with Congenital Melanocytic Naevus (CMN), representing 13 countries on 5 continents. The uniquely striking series of images launches at the Oxo Tower London in March 2019, before touring globally. HOW DO YOU C ME NOW?’ aims not only to improve…

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Hope’s Story

2-year-old Hope travelled with her parents all the way from Australia to feature in the HOW DO YOU C ME NOW? exhibition series.  Here you can read Hope’s story, written by her incredible mum, Karyn.  Four years ago, Matt and I were excited at the prospect of meeting our baby.  Not sure if we were…

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Aga’s Story

Agnieszka Pałyska Introducing you to Agnieszka Palyska, travelling from Poland to feature in the ‘HOW DO YOU C ME NOW?’ exhibition series. As you read Agnieszka’s inspirational story, you will understand why the Caring Matters Now Board of Trustees are so grateful to Agnieszka for her involvement in this very special and unique photographic series.…

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Fay’s Story

Fay is 14 years old from Cambridgeshire, a self-assured and friendly teenager who loves to hang out with her friends.  Fay has been dancing since the age of four, competing in solo, with a partner and as part of a team; winning various medals and qualifications in national competitions.  What sets Fay apart from her…

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Katie Arends’ Story

My name is Katie Arends (29) and I was born with CMN covering both my arms, shoulders and head. Between the ages of two and four, I had several operations to remove some of the larger moles from my arms and shoulders. My mum has always worried about whether she made the right decision but…

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