Speak Up And Get Heard!!!

The government say they are developing a National Strategy for Disabled People. There is an opportunity for people with disabilities to get involved by completing a survey (and also one for carers), if you would like to get your views across. Need to do by 13th February for maximum effect as these responses will inform […]

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The Year of The Challenge!

It’s hard to believe it’s a year since the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in the UK. And what a year it has been. Everything we thought we knew, everything we took for granted, everything we envisaged, all turned upside down and inside out. Wash your hands, keep your distance, wear a mask. Talk about […]

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>300 Days of Lockdown

So we have passed the 300 day mark since lockdown began. It’s a good job I didn’t know in March 2020 that in January 2021, I would still be isolating. “Don’t go out,” they said. “Don’t have any visitors,” they said. “You must shield,” they said. So I didn’t go out, and I didn’t have […]

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Let’s think Ability

Today, 3rd December, is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2020 – to promote full and equal participation in society for all people with disabilities. This has been a tough year for everyone, not least those of us who have had to shield, stay at home and generally put our lives on hold. But […]

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