Xavi was diagnosed with retinoblastoma two days after he celebrated turning two years old.  Now age six, Xavi goes for a check-up every six months and is due to have squint surgery in August. Here Xavi tells us about his trip to London with his sister Rosa.

Xavi in London with his sister


In February half term Mummy took me and my sister Rosa to London. We stayed in a big hotel, and we had a delicious breakfast every morning with coco pops, chocolate croissants and lots of strawberry jam. We also had lots of beds to jump on in our room!

We did lots of exciting things like getting a boat to Greenwich, going to the Natural History Museum, and climbing 311 steps to the top of the Monument. Mummy also took us to Build a Bear and I chose Pikachu and Rosa chose Evie. I love London and I can’t wait for to go back again soon!


Xavi in London sightseeing


Does your child have a story or adventure they’d love to share? Email us at isabella.greenwood@chect.org.uk for a chance to feature on our blog!