Category Archive: JW’s Views on Disability

AFYH WK13: The Problem with Mental Health!

Another Five Years of Hell! Week Thirteen (The Problem with Mental Health!)  (It’s hard enough to recover from mental health problems without this Government cutting services and attacking those that need support, care… Continue reading

The Dull of Winter

The Dull of Winter  The North East has some of the most attractive countryside in England, but I have to say the Highlands and its coastline has even Northumberland beat by quite a… Continue reading

Still A Lovely Concept

Still a Lovely Concept  For once it was a lovely day where the rain didn’t soak me and my motorised chair through to the bone, or should that be to the frame as… Continue reading

Unrecognised Mental Health

Unrecognised Mental Health  There are many dark times when you have a degenerative condition, many times when you can feel utterly alone even though you are held in the arms of your loving… Continue reading

War on Welfare Common’s Debate 27/02/2014

WOW (War on Welfare Common’s Debate 27/02/2014)  The link to the War on Welfare petition that led to the debate in the House of Commons asking for an independent assessment of the impact… Continue reading

Dementia G8 & Awareness Raising

Dementia G8 & Awareness Raising Published December 11, 2013 | Edit There has been so much going on this week relating to dementia, prioritising it FINALLY, raising awareness and even a Health Ministers… Continue reading

One Remaining Castle

One Remaining Castle  “One Bastian Against the Forces of Evil……..”  In this ravished land of ours, this land blighted with poverty there is a class of people that have been blamed for sucking the… Continue reading

“I don’t mean to teach you to suck eggs”

The Social Model of Disability  This might be a little same old same old for some, but might be an eye opener for others, but either way I felt I should put some… Continue reading

Uncertain

Uncertain  Sometimes I feel so uncertain in myself. The strong outward looking, problem solving, always finding a solution bravado escapes me without warning. In the middle of a meeting, during a conversation or… Continue reading

HOPE

HOPE “Hope & disability are just a bad combination that should have a mental health warning attached……..”  Hope is a strange commodity that professionals sometimes give out as if it is another form… Continue reading