Disability

Behind ever man there is a greater women. How my wife helped me set up the world most read disability page.

In 2014, I was a 32-year-old, politically active, government employee and a hard-working individual. I had the world in front of me. I had a golden pension. I was a local councilorand I had just stood for Parliament. My ambition was inoverdrive. The best part of that year was getting married to my wonderful wife… Continue reading Behind ever man there is a greater women. How my wife helped me set up the world most read disability page.

Disability, Education, health, NHS, Politics

The injury that is costing you, £350 million a year and you know nothing about it.

It’s 3 o’clock in the morning just after Boxing Day and I have shooting pains in my foot which is keeping me awake. I’ve taken up for thin paracetamol, Ibuprofen and CBD and yet I am sitting here is up from the sofa watching the West Wing on All4, stroking my leg because it won’t… Continue reading The injury that is costing you, £350 million a year and you know nothing about it.

Disability, Film, Lifestyle

New Sci Fi comic book series puts disability front and centre.

Three Blind Mice set the stage for a new way of doing things. Based around Richard 3rd, it tells the story of how people with disabilities can do anything and even save the world from demons and monsters running around Leicester. Created and written by Simon Sansome and illustrated by Raquel Guerrero it shows Leicester… Continue reading New Sci Fi comic book series puts disability front and centre.

Disability, Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Is Costco discriminating against disabled customers because of the way they sell stuff in store?

A few weeks ago myself and my wife decided we wanted to get a new big TV for Christmas, and we thought the best place to get this was Costco as the majority of their TV’s come with a five year warranty. After spending about half an hour with a customer service advisor looking at… Continue reading Is Costco discriminating against disabled customers because of the way they sell stuff in store?

Disability, travel

Disabled Traveller turned away by First Choice for a spontaneous holiday, because of their 28-day booking requirement for accessible rooms (even when there’s availability).

Being stuck at home for the past six months could put a strain on any relationship. A difference with this one is that I am disabled and require more assistance than most people. As a thank you to my wife for the difficult times I thought it would be a nice surprise to take my… Continue reading Disabled Traveller turned away by First Choice for a spontaneous holiday, because of their 28-day booking requirement for accessible rooms (even when there’s availability).