Monthly Archives: April 2014

Stolen!

Originally posted on Edinburgh Cycle Chic:
Last week we posted a picture of Caroline on her trike under the title Cycling means freedom. Sadly we have just learned that her specially adapted disabled trike has been stolen from outside her…

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SELF DIRECTED SUPPORTS AND DAILY MAIL HEADLINES

It is just over a week since the Self Directed Support Bill Scotland became law. This is sold to us as personal choice, flexibilty, however what is happening in Glasgow City Council should be a warning to us all. It … Continue reading

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The Adjustment Bureau model of psychiatry? No thanks

Originally posted on purplepersuasion:
Lately this blog feels more like a diary than anything else. This is partly because I’m not doing much work or activism (although I guess meeting with the Secretary of State for Health and 11 other…

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A big setback

Originally posted on magteld:
So the cancer has progressed, despite me being on Xeloda chemotherapy treatment. Last Tuesday I was taken into A&E because I was experiencing bad shoulder pain and lost my mobility in both arms. They were concerned…

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RIP Margo McDonald.

I was very young when Margo burst into politics. She was extraordinary to me there were so few woman involved in party politics that she stood out. She was beautiful, gallus and spoke like me. I had never heard of … Continue reading

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World Autism Awareness Day. For my bairns and all our bairns.

Life truly is a voyage. Sometimes it seems the flotsam and jetsom we pick up along the way is there for a reason. In my 20s I worked with adults and children with additional support needs. I loved my work … Continue reading

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