Archive | May, 2010

“Checking in”

Is it Bank holiday Monday already? wow! I feel like I blink and a week goes by. As mentioned in my last blog the first sunnier days event went so well. I worked at home Monday due to water problems in the office. Tuesday I had a good chill after work with Shaz over a […]

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Message from Natasha Wood

I promised Tash I would post this. Lend your support by going or passing on please Following my sell out last year, I’ve been invited back to The Nottingham Playhouse to perform my stage play Rolling with Laughter It is a piece of theatre, not stand up (or in my case sit down), its a play with […]

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An historical day to note

My good friend Graham W passed on the following info. interesting stuff – Community Care magazine released a survey carried out, mostly with social workers, looking at attitudes towards personalisation. Sadly not done from service users perspective: http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2010/05/19/114517/the-impact-of-personalisation-on-adults-social-workers.htm Also it is 40 years since Alf Morris MP got the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act […]

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A sunny start

Saturday 22nd May 2010 was the first, of many I hope, sunnier days events (it really was a scorcher too). Approximately 20 people came to the conference facilities at the waterhouse restaurant in Shoreditch, with a common interest – disabled people looking to enhance their social lifes! This is not to say in any stereotypical […]

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Bare with me

Hi guys, hope everyone is well and enjoyed the lovely sunshine weekend. The first sunnier days event was a great success and I have many videos, pictures and thoughts to share from the day. I was exhausted afterwards and simply sat in Hampstead Heath yesterday to relax. I am now working so wanted to quickly […]

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FA cup final day – Wembley

The past week has been pleasant but tiring. Without dwelling too much I am a bit worried about how tired I am by the weekend. However it was especially busy with travelling and delivering training Wednesday to Liverpool and Thursday to Sheffield. Friday i was in the office and had to forfeit my trip to […]

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The need for rest

My last general update blog was over a week ago. Along with polling accessibility comments it seems something inspired me to write more specific blogs in this time period. I was approached at work today by a PA who complemented me about my blog on care last week and gave me her blog address on […]

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Apology

Further to the blog below I want to make an apology. My intention was only to be open about this area to open up discussion on relationships for disabled people. I have removed all names from the blog and am very sorry if my openness caused distress to anyone. I still hope the blog can […]

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