As you know I have had a flurry of publications recently, so I have updated my publication list below. Where items are available online I have included the links, otherwise they are available in printed form. I hope you enjoy them. ‘Was Sarah Jane Really a Feminist?’, ‘Sarah Jane Smith, Roving Reporter’, Pencil Tip Publishing, […]Read more "Aidan C Matear Publication List May 2021"
Very proud that the ‘Sarah Jane Smith Roving Reporter’ book is here. See @penciltippub for details of how to get your copy of this book that highlights and celebrates the life and career, of one of the Doctor’s true friends, Sarah Jane Smith. Delighted to be a part of this and thrilled to have my […]Read more "Breaking News – ‘Sarah Jane Smith Roving Reporter’ book published!"
It was my privilege to participate in the online Literary Festival @wiganleighcol. A great opportunity to share and discuss our work in the Writer’s Workshop. I really enjoyed listening to everyone’s writing. Thanks for inviting me.Read more "Writer’s Workshop at Wigan and Leigh College"
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 […]Read more "Speak Up And Get Heard!!!"
I have had some really good support from people over the years, and I will always be very grateful to those people. But it has been far from easy and now that there is a global pandemic things have become more difficult for everyone. People like myself are even further behind the level playing field. […]Read more "Build Back Better for Everyone!"
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 […]Read more "The Year of The Challenge!"
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 […]Read more ">300 Days of Lockdown"
A healthy and happy New Year to everyone 🎉🎉🎉. May 2021 be kind to us all and may we be kind to everyone we meet. Together we can do this!Read more "HAPPY 2021!!!"
Anaïs Brémond has written my story of using eye gaze technology for my writing. Read it here, https://www.welcometothejungle.com/en/articles/cerebral-palsy-writer-uses-tech-to-write-with-eyes A huge thanks to Anaïs for the story and to the Ace Centre in Oldham and Tobii.com for all their help and support with the equipment.Read more "THE EYES HAVE IT!"