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Resilience.

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s my wheelchair! Resilience? Don’t make me laugh! So our flight was diverted to Brest for a medical emergency, fair do’s. But that added two hours onto a five hour ‘cross … Continue reading

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Choice and Control update

It appears there’s a technical hitch: apologies, normal service will be resumed as soon as possible . . . .

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The Privilege Paradox #2

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Choice and Control Survey

Tell us about your experiences of choice and control over care and support  The Independent Living Strategy Group is made up disabled people and allies from a range of organisations. It is convened by Baroness Jane Campbell. The Group is … Continue reading

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The Privilege Paradox

Much has been written in recent years about the ‘scroungers and skivers’ rhetoric, with good cause. The relentless negative portrayal of disabled people by both the government and the general media has, arguably, resulted in worsening perceptions of disabled people … Continue reading

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AA trip to the pictures

I’ve finally been tempted out of my silence, so here’s the first blog for quite a few months: I hope there are still people out there . . . ‘When shall we three meet again, in thunder, lightening, or in … Continue reading

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Blogging101

Having signed up for this month-long blogging exercise on wordpress I’m now posting my first task; this is not my first blog by the way as I’ve been blogging – albeit erratically – for a year or two. My first … Continue reading

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