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Award Winning SMART Prosthetic Limb is Closest to Real Leg

Started Oct 18, 2018 0 Replies

The biggest challenge faced by designers when making a prosthetic leg is…Continue

Tags: Knee, Amputee, Bionic, Leg, Prosthetic

What’s the one thing people often wrongly assume you can’t do?

Started Sep 27, 2018 0 Replies

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

Magnetised Shirt Buttons Enable Person with Parkinson's to Dress Themselves in Seconds

Started Sep 20, 2018 0 Replies

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

Tags: Disease, Magna, Ready, Parkinson's, Clothing

James Dyson Awards 2018 highlights

Started Sep 14, 2018 0 Replies

The latest results from the international James Dyson Awards have been announced and I…Continue

Tags: Hand, Air, Chair, Circleg, Origami

 

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Thanks and Goodbye

Posted on November 2, 2018 at 10:00 0 Comments

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. 

In 2013 I had just finished university with a very fancy degree…

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Game of Thrones Character finally gets wheelchair! Our review...

Posted on August 18, 2017 at 8:25 2 Comments

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…

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My Movember - Raising funds for Alzheimer Research UK

Posted on November 27, 2014 at 10:03 0 Comments

Alright so admittedly it's not really the most impressive moustache you've ever seen and Daniel Day-Lewis is probably not feeling too threatened yet.

 

However....

 

I am raising money for a very worthy cause. And although Movember is typically supposed to be focused on charities that concern men only, I figured that one good cause is as…

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At 11:33 on September 9, 2014, gavin alastair neate said…
Great work on Bespoken recently. Super stories and nice approach. Keep up the good work.

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