On Friday August 22nd I took part in the monthly BBC Ouch Podcast, with presenters Simon Minty and Shannon Murray. It was great to be back at the BBC, to be in a studio covering stories about disability and to be working with such great people. However the whole experienceRead More about Memories of Representation!
This Friday I am appearing on ITV’s This Morning commenting on that day’s newspaper stories. The show starts at 10.30am and the section I’m in right at the start. So if you’re in tune in, and if not watch it on the ITV Player. I’ll post the link after itRead More about Watch out… Mik’s about!
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?
I am currently at the start of a marathon encoding session, with a pile of old VHS tapes filled with some of the programs I recorded for TV. I thought I’d lost them, but my Mum found them all in the loft of our family home. It’s weird experience watchingRead More about The Upload begins….
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