DLA to PIP – a Dwarf’s perspective

About a month ago I received the decision from the DWP regarding my PIP award. I had received an indefinite award for the higher rate mobility over 10 years ago, but due to the changes in this particular benefit and the Government’s insistence that everyone, regardless of how long someone was awarded DLA, must be reassessed. […]

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I’ll Go And Get Midget Legs

Walking in the park with my dear child I passed a couple of women. They clocked me out of the corner of their eyes, smirked at each other, then as we were walking past – one said to the other… “I’ll go and get midget legs”, referring to one of their own kids all the […]

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That Must Come In Handy – Wink Wink

… I froze. Me: “Sorry, what did you say…” very cooliy, with one eyebrow raised in the “you really didn’t just say what I think you said did you?” manner. Fella: “erm, oh, erm… for reaching lower shelves…” Me: “… if you’ll excuse me…” Well, that was a first. I heard of other little ladies […]

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