Hi readers, we’d like to interrupt our current series on relationships to bring you this important newsflash – we’ve just been on local and national TV! We’re slowly coming down to earth as it’s been quite a rollercoaster ride recently.

We want to tell you what it felt like seeing ourselves on TV for the first time.

I (William), was a bit nervous as I didn’t know what the film would be like. When I saw myself I was relieved to see I was smiling and smartly dressed. I kept thinking, “Oh my goodness, is that really me on TV?” I’m still pinching myself two weeks later.

As for me, Adam, I was in total shock. I didn’t realise it was going to focus so much on me. The first thing I noticed though was my disability, in particular my wonky walk. My left leg is shorter than my right so if you see me in town, I’m not drunk, I just limp to compensate for the shorter leg.

The next thing I noticed was my left arm was raised a lot, which is due to my cerebral palsy. If I’m using my right hand, the left arm tends to automatically lift, which I didn’t think looked very nice.

Once I got over these things, I actually thought I didn’t look too bad. What I saw was a confident young man. Some people even said we both looked handsome – we really liked that!

We’ve both had incredibly positive feedback about the film. The clip on BBC SouthToday Facebook has even been watched over 200,000 times. Amazing!

Thank you everyone for all your kind comments and support. Now we just need to get funding to keep the Friendship Club going, so we can keep achieving all these positive outcomes for people with learning disabilities in Dorset.

Adam and William are supported in their editing by The Friendship Club– a project for adults with learning disabilities, run by People First Dorset.