I’ve written before about a local art shop that I can only access by going through the goods entrance because of the steps up to the main entrance . Poppy and I went there earlier today and we’re now… read more
Last night I started looking at my plans for Christmas and the New Year, and it kept me up much later than I’d planned. I was working out whether I’m going to be able to afford to take my annual… read more
I’m going to start this post by telling you about two things I did yesterday. They’re almost unrelated but there is a connecting thread between them.
Firstly, yesterday was the last day of our half term playscheme at work. I… read more
Now, it’s fair to say I go on about accessible toilets more than your average blogger. But ever since I started using a wheelchair almost two years ago, I’ve been bothered by below bog-standard bogs.
I’ve mentioned how non-disabled people… read more
Last week I spoke at TEDx Albertopolis, an event exploring the relationship between art and science held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. As an organisation TED is dedicated to sharing ideas. A key part of their ethos… read more
I’ve written before about the strength and power of Tourettes Mums – well, four mothers from the North East are taking it to the next level. In the next ten days they’ll be travelling across the country visiting every… read more
Disabled people are always coming up against barriers. Often they’re physical like a step that’s too high, a broken lift, a cluttered toilet or a poorly thought out display But other barriers are to do with attitude, and a quick… read more
A year ago today I went to protest outside the offices of the private healthcare company Atos – you’ll find more about that protest here. We were drawing attention to the inhumane Work Capability Assessment (WCA) that… read more
An Open Letter to Nick Gorse, Dean of Camberwell.
A few weeks ago, on the spur of the moment, four friends and I chose to go to the private view of the BA degree show at Camberwell College… read more
Over the last year the Government has introduced a huge number of damaging policies that target disabled people. These’ve seen spending on support for disabled people slashed, schemes and services abolished, hard won equalities thrown away, and disabled people vilified… read more