Archive | October, 2011
Facilitating a workshop on digital inclusion

Facilitating a workshop on digital inclusion

“Today the Big Society Network (http://thebigsociety.co.uk/) and the Network of National Volunteer-Involving Agencies (NNVIA – http://www.csv.org.uk/about-us/strategic-partnerships/nnvia) brought together inspiring social entrepreneurs , known as Nexters, to showcase innovative ways of using social media to strengthen communities, particularly excluded or isolated groups. The Nexters, who are part of the Big Society Network, are charged with developing new ways to enable […]

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New York! New York!

New York! New York!

You have seen the pre New York article, you attended the live webinar, you have seen the video and now its time to read the real deal. As much as I am proud of my life’s achievements; I only choose to share so many of them for a bigger reason – YOU. Sure, my family and friends […]

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The Hardest Hit

The Hardest Hit

Evening everyone. I hope you have all been to, shown support for, or at least been aware of the hardest hit marches today? If you are on twitter checkout the #hardesthit hashtag and get up to speed on the days events here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-15399724. I had an unfortunate turn of events after returning from my great trip […]

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You sent me to… Edinburgh!

You sent me to… Edinburgh!

Greetings blog readers! For those viewing this soon after I had written this post, it is Monday 17th October, and for my lovely subscribers receiving this via email it is Tuesday 18th October. However you came to read this I hope you are all well. As you will have no doubt seen or heard, its […]

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Keynote speech: New media and New disability horizons

You may have seen on Twitter and Facebook that I delivered a keynote speech last Friday? AJ and Melissa put me forward to their friend Phil McKenzie as a speaker for his amazing project http://www.influencercon.com/ in NYC, LDN and Berlin. This 40 minute speech outlines my story, how I dealt with being disabled, the way I have […]

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3 wheelies and 1 New York

3 wheelies and 1 New York

When Srin, Toby and I set off to the big apple with Lena, Kurtly and Bjorn as carers, who knew what fun would ensue! Here is the outcome via the medium of flipcammed video footage.

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