Archive | February, 2010

Groundhog Thursday

Thursdays always seem similar with a curry, feeling shattered and struggling into my weekend lie in. Im more tired than usual as the car broke Tuesday night. i left it overnight, still wouldnt start wednesday and so garage came to me at work this time and fixed this morning. in the meantime i was relying […]

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E-campaigning

So I just tweeted about how everything is so planned in the next weeks. The tweet was tongue in cheek stating how I have fun weekends and Mexico coming. Seriously though it is crazy. I have my good friend Tinks stag do this weekend in Brighton, Im running a workshop the weekend after at the […]

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The chosen ones

Well well well, another mega week! Firstly the title is for my new facebook group. Its to look at ideas on setting up events for and/or about disabled people. To get ball rolling of ideas – meet up of young disabled people in a bar to socialise. Disabled paintballing (if it exists). A conference on modern […]

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News on travel and important social care debate

This is from Scope’s news searched. very interesting articles yesterday – Accessibility improvements for travel booking websites – The Independent. US travelers with specific accessibility requirements can now state them whilst launching a new search of the 15,000 hotels with published accessibility options. Examples of featured services include accessibility equipment for the deaf, accessible bathrooms, […]

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Disability poem by Emily Perl Kingsley

I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared that unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this… When you’re going to have a baby, it’s like planning a fabulous vacation trip – […]

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Interesting articles

Both are from Scope’s news round-up! Dancing on Wheels (BBC3, Thu) – The Sunday Times, Sunday 14 Feb. You remember Monkey Tennis? From Alan Partridge’s list of TV proposals that were patently absurd? This could be one of them. Dancing on Wheels. Almost literally car-crash broadcasting. I wish they’d filmed the meeting where the disability […]

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Wiser words of the day

Happy Thursday people! I’ve been racking my tired brain for news related or wiser thoughts generally on disability. I think its such a prevalent thing in every day senses I dont even consciously see things that should be improved. guess if i always saw the negatives it could send one crazy. one thing from my […]

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Blog for Paul – RIP

Wednesday was my last blog and it seems like it was longer. As my tweet/facebook peeps know I saw Avatar Thursday which was so good. the parts where there is snow/leaves in the foreground does the 3d element justice and generally it has amazing views and an ok storyline. the guy is in a wheelchair […]

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