All Quiet on the Spartacus Front

Its funny isn’t it… Several quite disabled people get together and decide to challenge the government, about a new welfare bill and find themselves at the centre of not only a media frenzy but a disabled frenzy as hundreds and i mean that literally… Hundreds of people with disabilities and carers of people with disabilities,…

There are good days

Recently it has to be said there hasn’t been many good days. Day after day it has seemed of late that all there is, is another press release that’s depressing if not down right insulting. These press releases are incessantly doled out day after day like a mantra for the tax payer with the sick…

Fibromyalgia Me/CFS awareness Day… Why is the truth so hard?

This blog post is a little different, its more personal and I hope insightful… This post had been inspired by four things, firstly, and the easiest is, its FM ME/CFS international awareness day. The second was a deeply distressing and hopeful post by Sue March on her blog Diaries of a Benefit Scrounger about her…

Blogging against Disablism… Holding the Media to Account…

Hi Folks, It’s blogging against Disablism Day! So today I decided to think about… Holding the Media to Account… When I think of the thing, that for me, has probably been, one of the most marked changes, in the UK, other than the obvious benefit changes, that have wreaked havoc among the sick and disabled…