Category Archives: handicap

Easy Come, Easy Go.

You may have seen my recent blog about how, on 4th January, I flew from Manchester to Tenerife but easyJet flew my power-chair from Manchester, to Brest (NW France), to Paris, to Gatwick, and then to Tenerife where I was … Continue reading

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Bullying

In the UK the 17th to the 21st November is anti-bullying week,with a focus this year on disabled children and ‘special needs’ children who may get bullied in schools. That disabled kids face may hostility and bullying in mainstream schools … Continue reading

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Leaving home at eight

When I was eight I was sent to a boarding school for disabled children. I’d read wonderful stories of the adventures that girls could have at boarding school and I really looked forward to it. However on my arrival the … Continue reading

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What kind of rider are you?

Recently the BBC reported on a motorised suitcase which airline passengers can sit on and ride around the airport. Can you imagine the departures hall, with people whizzing around, some dawdling, some seriously over packed, everyone behaving according to their … Continue reading

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UK Disability History Month

UKDHM is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of our struggle for equality and human rights. This is our 4th year, following the success of last year’s event. The theme for this year will be … Continue reading

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