National Carers’ Week 2021

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 […]

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By Gad it’s GAAD!!!

GAAD is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. It’s about access for all to computers, websites, online shopping, gaming, digital products and services. The intention behind GAAD is to get people talking, thinking and learning about digital access and inclusion. This is actually the 10th year of GAAD so clearly there is work still to be done. […]

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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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