As the Winter Paralympics draw near, I felt the need to prove that there can be life in us old dogs. So I have just uploaded some items I presented on trying sports as a disabled person. Skiing, canoeing and basketball are all given the Mik Scarlet treatment thanks toRead More about Mik Gets Sporty
Silly Mik. I forgot to put on my website I’ve joined Disability Horizons TV as a co-presenter on a chat show, talking all areas of disability with my co-hosts Dan White and Zec Richardson. Each episode we chew the fat on a different disability related subject, usually joined by aRead More about Disability Horizons TV
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
Lots of news from Scarlet Towers. I have just been asked to join the editorial team at the lifestyle website the Fabulous Times to cover events. So lots of trips to fabulous places and parties… I hope. My first story for them is about a visit to the V&A‘s PearlsRead More about Stop Press
My latest column has gone live on the Huffington Post. This one is called Thoughts From a Sickbed and explores the issues of hidden disabilities, illness and work. Hope you like it. Be great to hear what you think too.Read More about New column in the Huffington Post
In the last few years I have developed a diet that has helped me loose quite a lot of weight. It revolves around eating soup for two days and then a normal meal on the third. As I really enjoy cooking I tend to make both the soups and thenRead More about Time for a spot of dinner.