Granted it’s not exactly a brand-new theme (“disability is so very misunderstood”) but the object here isn’t to have a lazy moan. Not least of all because I, personally, don’t have a disability. I’m…Continue
I saw the following news report (see video below) about a woman in the USA who started making shirts with magnetic buttons for her husband who had been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.The illness…Continue
Today is my last day working at Blackwood and managing bespoken. After giving it a lot of thought I decided it was time for a change, and so, I’m going off to teach English as a foreign language in Japan. I wanted to do a short blog post reflecting on my time at Blackwood, so here goes.
Okay so maybe you aren’t remotely interested in the hit HBO series ‘Game of Thrones’ but bear with me.
Quick back story with only minimal spoilers*
In the very first episode we saw the young character of Bran Stark fall from a tower. The resulting fall left him paralysed and for several past seasons in this pseudo medieval fantasy world he was alternatively carried by someone or dragged along in a makeshift sledge. Not ideal.
No more however. It only took…Continue
I am raising money for a very worthy cause. And although Movember is typically supposed to be focused on charities…Continue