This the first in a series of diaries charting my journey as I am assessed for the new Personal Independence Payment. In 1981 my spine collapsed, leaving me paralysed. After I came out of hospital I applied for two benefits called Attendance Allowance and Mobility Allowance. I was assessed byRead More about My P.I.P. Diary – The Saga Begins
Further to my last blog, I recently attended an event where I met a fellow disabled person who was the card to hold when playing disability Top Trumps. Not only was he a wheelchair user who had a weakened right arm, but he also was loosing his sight due toRead More about "Scapegoat – Part 2"
If I’m honest the subject of this blog has me shaking with a mixture of anger and sadness that is making it a little hard to know what to type into my keyboard. However, I feel it is so important that I challenge the hypocrisy of the current scapegoating ofRead More about We’re for the Chop… or "My Life as a Scapegoat"