I regularly run a session of disability awareness training for various companies, and am about to venture into training for media companies. I got the gig after I passed on some comments about language and disability to a TV production company. But before I begin advising them, I must admitRead More about Out of Touch?
Following on from my last blog, it seems that society really is moving towards fascism. Today I watched the Wright Stuff on Channel 5, as I do almost every morning, and sat in horror as they covered the story of a learning disabled woman who is threatened with being sterilizedRead More about Who will cry out when they come for you?
It seems that the world has been taking crazy pills. Firstly we have the story of how the people who are leading this country taunting a fellow MP by pulling faces at him… and why? Because they were laughing at the way he was talking, but why did he talkRead More about Untermensch Geschlecht Verboten – and other stories worthy of the Nazis
I haven’t written a blog recently as my wife and I had some very sad news early this week. Unfortunately, at the weekend my wife’s father, Lenny Rodgie, died. He was a great bloke, and he is going to be sadly missed. I always felt I had met a kindredRead More about Not going to take it sitting down!
I was very pleased to hear that Miriam O’Reilly won her case for age discrimination yesterday. It is time that the BBC’s obsession with youth was ended, but I do feel it is important to point out that however bad it might be to be a female presenter/broadcaster of advancingRead More about Oh, to be an able bodied older woman!!??
After a weekend of trying to stick to my new year’s resolution of keeping fit, that involved a four hour wheel in and around Central London, I have spent the day stuck on the sofa with back pain. When they say “feel the burn” I don’t think they mean itRead More about Saints, Sinners and Commissioning Editors