Latest Posts

  • Support The Assisted Dying Bill
    I believe the current law does not work for dying people. I’ve asked my MP for his support.
  • I, Me, Mine. By George Harrison (a review)
    Eddie Vedder recently completed a solo tour of America, his set-list featured two George Harrison songs. This was only one of many recent encounters with George Harrison. I had to know more.
  • Lack Of Humanity – Partly Political Broadcast
    I talk a lot about disability and politics in my blog, but did you know about the bus company I helped set up in 2016?
  • For Love: My Investiture
    It has been just over a year since the award, I received a letter summoning me to Windsor Castle on the 9th of February for my Investiture. Who conducted it and what was it like?
  • What is a Disabled Life Worth?
    I wrote this opinion piece for a disability magazine. Intended to provoke discussion, disagreement and encourage readers to share their opinions. It didn’t make the final cut.
  • My ‘Meet the Community’ Interview for FARA
    I have been getting to know people with FA around the world, I realised that I had experience of many of the things they have yet to face. I […]
  • My Cousin Spencer
    My remarkable Cousin Spencer died suddenly in 2019. Through working closely with his friends to honour his memory, I have learned what a great man he was.
  • The Beatles: Get Back (a review)
    Peter Jackson’s eagerly awaited new three part series about the Beatles dropped last week. Covering one month in 1969, what did almost 8 hours of film tell us about the Beatles and the world they lived in?