Feeling broody. And daunted! 

Having a child. Daunting and scary at the best of times. Throw in both parents having a disability and the plot thickens. Whilst away, I like to use the time to reflect on my life, the things in it and how they are going. Last night, I was struck by a thought, which I expressed to …

Disability and employment 

Statistically, I’m an exception.  Why?  As I am lucky enough to be in full-time work and I am a disabled person. It saddens me that this is the case, but the stats tell the story.  For me, being able to work means a lot.  It gives me the chance to make a positive difference, a …

Disability and the Tory Leadership Contest

Recent discussion of the candidates for the leadership of the Conservative party have left me with one question: What do the candidates think about disability issues? A snapshot analysis* of voting records and speeches makes grim reading for disabled people. The headline for me is that regardless of the winner, its unlikely to be good …

Brexit: Gutted and worried

A week ago today, i’m still coming to terms with what happens and what it all means.  The purpose of this post is to share what it means for me. I know that as I write this my views will be contentious.  So let me just say at the outset that I do 1. Respect …

So what?

So another person has launched a blog?  So what?  Well. Writing a blog is something I’ve been mulling over for a while.  Having a voice is something its easy to take for granted, but after the events surrounding Brexit in the last few days I feel that expressing what that voice says is more important …