Disability, Lifestyle, Politics, social media

Yesterday, I was asked to leave Amusement Arcade because I was in my mobility scooter.

Bells Amusements in Ingoldmells. By Simon Sansome While the UK is going through a massive heatwave people like myself are heading to the seaside for a family day out and yesterday was one of those days.  My parents had set up camp on an Ingoldmells campsite so me, my wife and my nephew and niece decided to join… Continue reading Yesterday, I was asked to leave Amusement Arcade because I was in my mobility scooter.

Disability, Education, health, mental health, podcast, Politics, social media

Thursday evening is the launch of a brand-new podcast ‘The Grumpy Gits’.

The Grumpy Gits – left to right – Adam Pearson, Simon Sansome, Chris Leasmith and Duncan Casburn. New podcast The Grumpy Gits is presented by TV presenter Adam Pearson with the assistance of journalist Simon Sansome and the original Grumpy Dads, Chris Leasmith and Duncan Casburn it is a show like no other. Adam Pearson,… Continue reading Thursday evening is the launch of a brand-new podcast ‘The Grumpy Gits’.

Disability, health, mental health, NHS, Politics, Uncategorized

Keith Lemon the people’s disability champion?

Television presenters Keith Lemon and Jenny Powell has shown support for an online petition for a full independent investigation for the treatment of people with disabilities, mental health and learning disabilities during the pandemic by the government. Keith Lemon Lemon, the Celebrity Juice presenter, retweeted the petition to his 3.4 million followers on the social… Continue reading Keith Lemon the people’s disability champion?

Disability, Education, local authorities, london, NHS, Politics

Disability campaigner launches petition for urgent inquiry into the treatment of the disabled community during the pandemic.

Gone, forgotten and undervalued. This is what it’s like to be disabled during the pandemic.  Disability Campaigner and Ability Access Founder Simon Sansome is calling for an urgent independent inquiry in to the treatment of the disabled community during the pandemic.  Simon said: ‘New data has shown that six out of ten people who have… Continue reading Disability campaigner launches petition for urgent inquiry into the treatment of the disabled community during the pandemic.

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.