Archive | December, 2011
2011: The year I aimed for the stars

2011: The year I aimed for the stars

My fellow co-editor of up and coming magazine Disability Horizons and I decided to write an end of year article. I felt if I were to attempt a general news round-up it’d be shockingly stale and whilst I do have a reputable voice in the disability world; I decided to not pontificate on the past […]

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My take on the Eurozone crisis

My take on the Eurozone crisis

I don’t know about you, but I have been trying to grasp what exactly is going on around the eurozone crisis. Having watched numerous news items, question time and ‘this week’ (I love Thursdays) I have got this far. Please do correct, annotate or add to this. Together we may understand what is going on. […]

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A romantic weekend

A romantic weekend

I find when thinking up blog topics, I swing like a pendulum. The summer is definitely more diarised as I am out and about, keen to share the where and how. Meanwhile in the winter I am watching the chest infections and staying in the warm – this leads to more ‘bigger picture’ blog topics. […]

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Why disability is a social problem and what you can do about it

Why disability is a social problem and what you can do about it

Following my last blog post explaining the very new and never used before concept of ‘a day in the life of’ (ok so maybe it has been used once or twice), I tried to open up on how many inputs I require, to have the many outputs I enjoy. I also promised the next blog would outline […]

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Jamie

Supporting Breast Cancer

My step brother, Mr.Jamie Farrington, rapper and drinker extraordinaire (you may remember we recorded this together http://martynsibley.com/silent-house-party-sunnier-days-disability-music-video), did an amazing thing on Saturday. A few months ago his mum, who I have known since I was a baby, needed treatment for breast cancer. Jamie declared that should Janice lose her hair he would shave his […]

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