PIP Reflections and the Snap General Election

It’s been nearly 4 months since I received my new reward in the transition from DLA to PIP. It has given me much time to reflect, even though we now find ourselves in a midst of a snap general election with the Tories in course to win by a significant majority.  Reflections of the award […]

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The Guardian – Let’s Talk About Disability Series

Talking About Disability The wonderful and frank ‘Talking about disability’ series on The Guardian website.  Disability campaigner Nicola Clark chats with Warwick Davis, Baroness Tanni Gray-Thompson and Sally Bercow about their experiences of disability. From the dwarf perspective, I love Warwick’s recounting his P.E. frustrations at school, something I gladly left behind at a young […]

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Programme Review: Channel 4 – Seven Dwarves – 20th September 11

Tonight it was Craig’s turn to have the camera turned on his story in tonight’s episode of Channel 4’s Seven Dwarves (#sevendwarves).  An equally humorous and dark episode which highlights we all discriminate against something in life whether you are short, tall or fat.  Craig’s depiction of this had me stitches with his rant about […]

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Programme Review: Small Teen, Bigger World

Over the last month, I’ve laughed, cried and at times felt uncomfortable as Jasmine and her Mum, Bev have allowed us a glimpse into their world. Bev provides a wonderful lightness to the somewhat heavy subjects handled throughout the documentary series.  Remembered my own shock of failing my first driving test after always seeming to […]

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Adam Hill’s Comically Challenged

I’m trying to think of a suitable derogatiev word to write that won’t feel the wrath of the comment spam bots, but I can’t, because it’s after 11pm at night and my brain is turning into certifiable mush. Anyway, what I’m trying to say, is that I’m rather disappointed to have missed Adam Hill’s Comically […]

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