Back in 1996 I watched the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games which was opened by the then Bill Clinton. The Paralympic Games followed which were opened by the Vice President Al Gore. I remember as a teenager sitting there with my sister asking who is Al Gore? And why wasn’t the President opening the… Continue reading Seven times Paralympian gold medalist achievements undermined by media.
By Simon Sansome Jet2 Being wheelchair user, I am often frustrated with the lack of accessible booking systems that comes with being disabled. I am fortunate to have a little place in Spain, on the La Manga strip. It is really nice to get out here to do some work in the sun. As a… Continue reading It is official, BREAKING NEWS, it is officially quicker to fly to Spain, than it is to get through to special assistance with Jet2.
Writer Simon Sansome had had his comic book published on Amazon. Three Blind Mice Simon who became disabled in 2014 following an accident was shocked on how little disability is represented in the media, he said: ‘Once you become disabled you try to find something to help you get thought the trauma of becoming disabled,… Continue reading Bloody and Gruesome Comic Book Success.
2021 has been one of the most extraordinary years for me personally, from lockdown to getting in the national press with The Bill spinoff, Sun Hill, to attending the world premiere of my new award-winning film 'Access All Areas'. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTMW9i6vjZY&t=4s Monday evening we recorded the Christmas version of our podcast ‘The Grumpy Gits’, with the… Continue reading Sun Hill, Jersey Boys tickets, NCP parking, The Grumpy Gits, Access All Areas film, awards and no disabled car charging points, this story has it all.
By Simon Sansome I am very fortunate to call disability campaigner Adam Pearson one of my closest friends and one of the strongest people I know. We have a fun rivalry each year about which one of us is going to be the most influential disability campaigner in the UK. This year I hope that… Continue reading Disgusting, disgraceful and the need for ‘Dignity after Death’ law. ￼