Last time I checked in with you, I was heading down to Bognor Regis for a family trip to Butlins. This post will fill you in on my experience there. However, as swimming was a big part of the trip, I’ve opened it up a little broader. Enjoy! Kasia and I set off 2 Monday… Continue Reading
Hola Amigos. Quick ‘update on life’ article here: The articles about my Vodafone award, accessible tourism presenter role, accessible marketing in tourism toolkit, and activism in Poland project are on their way still, I promise! Otherwise life has been ticking along. – I’m trying to get my health in check with newer foods and seeking… Continue Reading
Welcome to a new chapter of my life! It is hardly a shocker to hear as I have been banging on about this for a few weeks. However, today is officially Independence Day! The 4th of July 2011 is the day I begin working full time on changing the world for disabled people and their… Continue Reading
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… Continue Reading
I have to admit I sometimes stun myself by what I do in a week, but this update takes the biscuit! As the previous 2 posts show in video format, I attended the disability rights ‘Hardest Hit’ march last Wednesday, along with over 5000 other people. I am not going to write too much on… Continue Reading
You know it gets tougher to write new, innovative, non-repetitive and funky blogs. I guess when you have a routine of work, and (unfortunately) cannot travel every week, this is unavoidable. On the flip side, with random events, news articles and the variety we have in the world; the task is not impossible either. So… Continue Reading
My good friend Toby Mildon had a bad time of it in 2010. Read the traumas he went through and also the positivity he has taken from it. A very insightful read where he also shares some of his coaching knowledge too.
The last blog was actually a week ago. When I first realised I was concerned as I take pride in my regular contact. Then I realised partly ‘quality beats quantity’ and partly it was a sign of my new found self honesty. There have been many times the past year I have pushed my body… Continue Reading