Paralympians Get Royally Stamped On!

Twitter is a buzzing twit with comments after it was disclosed that the Royal Mail are going to celebrate & highlight gold medallist abled bodied athletes with a stamp series of their pictures,… Continue reading

To Help or Not to Help, That Is the Question?

Actually it’s not, in life with a disability, as in business whether you have a disability or not, the question is actually “do you know when you need help?”, and then opening yourself… Continue reading

ATOS & Incapacity Benefit

(Dispatches on Ch4 20:00hrs on 31/07/2012) As a disabled person, I cannot find the words to describe how disgusted I was when I watched the documentary on the relatively new Work Capability Assessment… Continue reading

Dilston Physics Garden

The title disguises what a wonderful place this is, nestled between Corbridge and Hexham on the A695, up a dirt track that could challenge a mountain goat in bad weather, we were greeted… Continue reading

Defining Oneself

I have been asked if my disability, this retched condition my family and I live with every day, defines me? I needed a few moments to think, usually people avoid asking me about… Continue reading

A Passing Thought

It was mentioned, almost as a passing comment, if it were eye contact it would be a glance without recognition as two people pass, it was mentioned “we are merely limited by our… Continue reading

The English Disease in Business

There are times in a career when you stop for a second and realise people are actually using you as a resource, it tends to happen when you reach and tip over a… Continue reading

Blinking Wheelchair Services!!!

(A recent email to Wheelchair Services) As you know you made an appointment with me with regards to the unsuitability of my new wheelchair, to be at 2pm today. I even cancelled an… Continue reading

The Opportunity of Greatness

I genuinely believe everyone is born with the capacity for greatness, but as we grow and learn from our environments, many lose this potential, lowering one’s gaze from the horizon to just what… Continue reading