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I have little energy to write a massive post, but this week needs marking! Having recovered from the nostalgia of leaving Scope and the hangover too, Monday was my Independence Day http://martynsibley.com/independence-day It started by my being one of the official bloggers for the Institute of Fundraisings National Convention http://nationalconventionblog.posterous.com/. Having given up the place… Continue Reading

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Wow! What a week. Firstly, since my BBC breakfast appearance and more importantly the blog on the DLA consultation. General feedback from the ‘one month before heartbreak’ blogswarm has been positive. It received coverage on the following links, as only a starter and taster: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jan/18/disabled-protesters-one-month-before-heartbreak http://www.goodaccessguide.co.uk/news/info.php?refnum=544 http://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/news/latest-news/1285-protests-against-benefits-cuts http://www.communitycare.co.uk/blogs/service-user-voice/2011/01/disabled-people-and-service-users-will-be-heard-we-will-be-listened-to-ombh.html#more http://liberalconspiracy.org/2011/01/17/does-the-broken-of-britain-campaign-need-celebrity-support/ Thanks to Emma (TweetHandle: @funkyfairy22) for… Continue Reading

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Today has been mostly about work. I work 9-5 Monday to Friday for the national disability charity Scope – www.scope.org.uk I started there after my graduation in the Human Resources department. I spent 1 year doing admin recruiting new shop managers and support workers. Then I took the big move to London, out of my… Continue Reading