Recently my blogs have been receiving comments from people who define themselves as 'sick' as well as my usual band of not-so-nice fans, and it is interesting the insults they feel impelled to give me. None of the insults upset me and more likely amuse me as they often demonstrate the prejudices they have for … Continue reading The insults from the sick
A few weeks ago someone commented that I was living in my own anger, just one of many insults I get for speaking my mind by people who can not attack my argument so they attack me. It however got me thinking. I think many people indeed write blogs and comments to blogs with little consequences for … Continue reading Living in my own anger???
I am always strongly believed if you want to do something and I mean really want to do something, you will find a way to doing it. The way you achieve something is so much important and it makes take some creative thinking to overcome barriers, and I do believe anyone can achieve the outcomes … Continue reading If you want you can!
I am often quite concerned at how widely the term carer is used and the potential legal implications when the new Care and Support bill laws and carers will have 'equal' rights to service users. One of my main concerns is that over the last 10 years we have seen families involving disabled or older … Continue reading Let’s decare families
We must start creating a new era of real jobs. I do not mean the pretend jobs creating by the government throwing money at companies to babysit people until the subsidy runs out, but real new jobs by investing in new markets and industries.The government and others must predict, develop and even create the markets and industries … Continue reading Time to create jobs
With all the nonsense lies and myths being regarded as the absolute truth by many people claiming to be disabled, I would like to sarcastically pondered whether there is a network of fake disabled clubs they go to in order to learn the propaganda which keeps them obsessed in the realms of victimhood.The reality is probably not but there … Continue reading The fake disabled club
I always find it interested how people do call themselves disability activists, a time which has become more popular in the last few years, actually understand very little about disability and have quite worrying views once you scratch the surface. As a disability activist, as well as a consultant, for over 20 years I understand disability … Continue reading The discriminating activists
Within social care many people including those in government talk about care and support like they are the same thing when I feel they are slightly different and relate well to my understanding of wellbeing and inclusion.In the context, I see care as maintaining wellbeing and ensuring people do not go backwards in terms of … Continue reading The difference between care and support
I would argue that Wellness and Inclusion can be the two themes which social policy needs to focus on to achieved a positive future for disabled people and everything. For me, wellness is about supporting people not to go backwards to their journeys of life while inclusion is about supporting people to move forward.In the … Continue reading A wellness and inclusion agenda
Regular readers may have realised I am not a fan of collective movements and the supposed power of 'we'. My experience and indeed bitter experience has made me realised no one individual can represent a whole group of individuals and they are foolish to do so.As a consultant and activist, I report what I see … Continue reading The Voice of Individuals