It was a great pleasure to work with the team from Bolton Shared Care, delivering training on disability awareness and person centred planning. I hope they found my lived experience of disability both constructive and productive. I certainly enjoyed hearing their thoughts and opinions and feel I also learned a lot. A big shout out […]Read more "‘AI’ deliver Disability Awareness and Person Centred Planning Training"
Sales of the Sarah Jane Smith:Roving Reporter book (https://penciltippublishing.wordpress.com/) have raised nearly $2000 (Canadian dollars) in support of the British Columbia Cancer Foundation. Having lost close family and dear friends to cancer, I am delighted to have been able to contribute to this endeavour. Thank you to anyone who purchased a copy of the book […]Read more "GREAT NEWS!!!"
I was privileged to be part of the AFC Masters podcast on Monday 19th July and I very much enjoyed taking part. Thank you so much for inviting me. AFC Masters is a football club for children and adults with a disability, based in Bolton, Greater Manchester. The club provides opportunities for any individual who […]Read more "Brewing Things With AFC Masters"
I have received my contributor’s copy of the book, What The Fans Think: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s UFO, published by https://penciltippublishing.wordpress.com/. I am delighted to say I have two articles in this book. The first is a review of the opening episode, ‘Identified’ and the second, is an essay on ‘A Millenials Impression of UFO’. […]Read more "UFO HAS LANDED!"
Happy #WorldUFODay my fellow searchers of the extra-terrestrial!!!!! They might be watching us, so do be careful out there!!! 🛸 👽Read more "Happy #WorldUFODay 2021!!!!!"
I can’t say I’m surprised at this because I’m living it. The BBC have done some research about the lives of people with disabilities during the pandemic. It doesn’t make good reading at all. You can read it here, https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-57652173. Whilst I wasn’t part of the research I can definitely concur with the findings. A […]Read more "BBC says people with disabilities forgotten about during COVID!"
The Doctor Who magazine, Whotopia, is back with Issue 37. I am incredibly pleased to say I have two articles published in this issue. You can read it here, http://www.whotopia.ca/. The first of my articles, is, very aptly called, ‘AIDAN MATEAR DELVES INTO THE TENTH DOCTOR’S COMPANIONS WHO WERE CALLED THE CHILDREN OF TIME’ (see […]Read more "Back in Whotopia!"
The Doctor Who podcast, ‘Travelling The Vortex’ have done a very favourable review on the book, ‘Sarah Jane Smith, Roving Reporter’. I was thrilled and humbled to hear them mention my name and discuss my essay ‘Was Sarah Jane Really a Feminist?’ I am really glad they liked it and were so complimentary about my […]Read more "Commendation from ‘Travelling The Vortex’"
National Carers’ Week is all about making caring visible and valued. I would like to take the opportunity to say thank you to all the people who have been involved in my care, all of my life. Not many people know how difficult caring can be. Unpaid carers face huge challenges and these challenges have […]Read more "National Carers’ Week 2021"