Archive | June, 2011
Summer Series – Swimming

Summer Series – Swimming

During my time as Hackney council’s Personalisation ambassador I delivered talks about my social care package. It was to show disabled people, professionals and local councillors in the borough the merits and difficulties of Direct Payments and Personal Budgets. I laid out the assessment process, defining your needs, creating outcomes, using the money and other […]

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Summer Series – Guide to festivals

Summer Series – Guide to festivals

In the latest instalment of my summer series, I am discussing how to attend summer festivals when considering additional needs, such as my own. During another difficult winter I decided I may not go one better than flying a plane this summer (although leaving my day job to start a business feels like a sky […]

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PAY US LESS? GET OUT OF TOWN

PAY US LESS? GET OUT OF TOWN

Richard is one my best mates. We attended Coventry university together. Had many hilarious and intellectual conversations throughout. Rich is a political genius and I wanted him to write this piece around the recent media coverage of disabled people. I hope you find it interesting, helpful and wanting to question the status quo. Thanks for […]

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Serendipity

Serendipity

Definition: The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way My interpretation: If you want something – do it. Despite the risks amazing things will occur I have just spent an amazing weekend with my good friends from ‘Misfit Inc’ (http://thelacproject.com/) – AJ and Melissa Leon. Almost 2 years ago […]

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A quick catch up

A quick catch up

I haven’t time to either write, let alone ‘think up’ one of my big, thought provoking and world changing blogs today I am afraid. However having not written for a while I wanted to check in, say hi and bring you up to speed on the ever crazier world that is my life lately. Sorry, […]

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