Archive | November, 2011
They say I’m a dreamer…

They say I’m a dreamer…

I have been doing that ‘feeling bad’ thing when I realise I haven’t written a more thought provoking piece for my blog. Sometimes I think running a website on any particular subject matter can make you feel a pressure to be profound and revolutionary. Then, in the cold light of day, I realise how ridiculously […]

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Free 30 minute Skype call

Free 30 minute Skype call

If you hadn’t already picked up on this; I love supporting disabled people who know they truly can achieve their dreams, but for varying reasons keep hitting external barriers. I have learnt that with someone who: can listen and understand has hit those barriers themselves thought, strategised, planned and pushed onwards through sheer grit, determination […]

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Audio response to Daily Mail

Audio response to Daily Mail

Please listen to my response to this rubbish http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-2060111/Disability-Living-Allowance-A-tick-box-benefits-betrays-all.html Click here to listen to My DLA

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A day in the life of…

A day in the life of…

During some recent discussions, I realised that the positive impact of my being disabled, living life to the full and not dwelling on the ‘cannots’ can also be misconstrued. In my next post I am going to explore disability as a social problem, lay out my proposed solutions and show how we all play different […]

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Research into resilience and disability

Research into resilience and disability

I have been working on a steering group with Manchester Metropolitan University and Scope around resilience. Please offer your assistance or share with your networks. It’s an important piece of work for disabled people in the future.   Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University are working together with Scope on a new research project: Resilience in the lives of disabled people […]

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Introducing my BBC TV presenting debut

Introducing my BBC TV presenting debut

This short video blog announces the presenting work I have done for the BBC. Hear what the show is about and when it screens, plus see a short snippet of behind-the-scenes footage too. Make sure you watch the show on 7th Nov or keep an eye out on my blog for the real tv debut […]

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