On July 4th, I was honoured to present the Great PHAB Picnic coverage that went out live on Facebook and Youtube. 45 minutes of laughs, fun a cooking (well sort of as it was all cold) thanks to a recipe from Mr Cookfullness. It was also wonderful to work withRead More about The Great PHAB Picnic
Happy to announce the release of a new podcast by Phillipa Vincent Connolly, exploring history. As her first guest, we talked the history of disability in the media and music worlds, how so many major historic figures were disabled and so much more. Plus some music choices. You can listenRead More about Talking History Podcast
Unless you’ve been hiding under a stone, or just don’t own a TV, radio or computer, you must know about the government welfare minister Lord Freud and his recent comments about some disabled people not being worth the National Minimum Wage. In response to this Shape Arts have started aRead More about #2fingersto2pounds Twitter Campaign!
Yet again the press is filled with the story of a campaigner who are going to court to end the terrible suffering of their life as a disabled person. This it is Paul Lamb who is claiming that his life is should be ended at the hands of the medicalRead More about Right to Die? Right to Live is better!
Today two teenage boys have pleaded guilty of killing blind 85 year old Paula Castle and this has been widely reported in the press. This is such a sad story but I feel it lifts a lid on an underlying issue with our society at the minute. These two youngRead More about Paying the price for being made scapegoats.
Anyone who has been reading my blogs recently, as well as watching This Morning, listening to the radio or reading various newspapers who have interviewed me will know that I have strong feelings about the subject of disability and sex. But this isn’t a new thing, I began my mediaRead More about Disability and Sex…. it’s not just possible, it can be amazingly amazing!!!!