Esther McVey your Hypocrisy is Showing

Sorry this post is going to be like one of your favourite TV shows where inevitably at least one episode is a hash up of clips from previous episodes… Well this post is that episode… I’m a bit behind with this but… WOW talk about hypocrisy… Esther McVey rebuking Labour over their use of Stats……

With Fear and Loathing in Equal Measure

I’ve been out of it a bit… did you notice? Lol… Trying to make work pay… failing miserably and looking after hubby and son… To be honest I felt I had nothing else to contribute to the fight, to this world that hates those of us unfortunate enough to be Ill or disabled and I’d…

The Long Road Part 3 (or Our Story Part 6)

J was home but in a lot of pain and discomfort, we reapplied for ESA and J was awarded support group. Not surprisingly as he couldn’t move without someone pulling his leg as it was lifted or moved to the side or lifted down, which meant he couldn’t go anywhere without help. Once upright with…

 The Long Road Part1 (or Our Story Part 4)

Hi folks, well that time out really was a time out… lol  The last part of our story was in Jan 2015 and it’s now July 2017, and what a long road we have been on… At the end of the last our story post, J’s surgery had been cancelled, the Drs decided to stop…

Tarnished with the same brush… 

Some days I feel really tired… I had some news today that really made me look at the people around me with new eyes… People you should be able to rely on to support and believe you… Don’t! Is it because they don’t believe you or because they don’t see you… On top of this…

Our Story Part 3 and the 365 Day Rule.

Hello again Folks… It’s been a while again I know… Well where are we now… When last we spoke, J was waiting for his big ops that where going to take him back 100% and hopefully solve the amazing no bendy knee problem… J was due in on the 14th of October 2014… Which was…

Our Story part 2

Hi folks.. I know its been awhile… busy busy as ever… Our story is a twisty turny thing that seems to have a life of its own… at the end of my last post we had given up on Access to Work doing any more than helping with transport costs. We where still waiting to…

Mr S’s interesting Take on Disability Activism

Thursday i had the dubious good fortune to be looking through twitter during and after the #WOW debate… I came across some long and varied tweet between several campaigners and Mr S and as you might of guessed there was plenty of mud slinging. Some of which i felt was way more extreme than was…

Our Story, ESA, PIP, HB and Access To Work

Hi peeps this is a post about Access to work inspired by Kaliya Franklin’s blog post The ‘Scrounging Scum’ to ‘hard working, tax credit claiming, socially acceptable scrounging’ journey  But it’s also a way for me to get some stuff out there so it’s not only in here anymore… *Warning* it will be long… As most…

Sue Marsh’s Open Letter To David Cameron

I know ive not been around since london but to be honest ive been wiped out both physically and mentally and unable to really get it together. On top of which my sons been ill just a virus but it takes its toll on sleepless nights… Anyway this piece is Written by Sue Marsh. and Cross posted…

At last…

Well, we finally did it! We submitted the petition on Monday 18th at 2pm and here’s the article in the Mirror as proof… keep your eyes peeled for an article in the Independent on line as well… Thank you all so much for helping us to get there, we are forever in your debt… when…