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
I just had to put finger to keypad to express my feelings over a phenomenon that has recently appeared on the nation’s TV screens… adverts featuring disabled people! During my career in the media, which will enter it’s 25th year in 2013, I have discussed the lack of disabled peopleRead More about Whatever next?
Now where to start? As I’ve been crazy busy recently the list of things “Grinding My Gears” is quite long. The first was C4’s Sainsbury’s Super Saturday. This music and sports show was to celebrate the launch of ticket sales for the Paralympics and was aired over a whole weekendRead More about Ranting Round-Up No.1
After a crazy few weeks rehearsing for and performing in the Graeae Theatre Company’s production of Rhinestone Rollers – Wheels On Broadway I thought I deserved a day off. As I sat flicking through the channels on my Sky+ I stumbled upon an episode of a favourite show from myRead More about We come a short way baby!
I am writing this at 5.15am after laying in bed watching the green numbers on my bedside clock inexorably click forward for many hours, my head full of thoughts. I found myself unable to sleep after watching the Channel 4 program Katie: My Beautiful Friends, which I was looking forwardRead More about Epithany
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?