Monthly Archives: July 2008

Another Hidden Cost of Disability

This one would probably not be seen as of importance to the so called professionals surrounding disability, but its something that has come to my mind recently. I am working and being paid at a clerical level. My partner is … Continue reading

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The Silence

I expect all of us with a disability, and probably many of us who just look a bit different, have at one time or another experienced this. Scenario: You’re walking along, approaching a small knot of people who are deep … Continue reading

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Big Brother Evictions – Week 8

Well, an interesting one this week. Dale and Luke received the most nominations and are up for the public vote. However, several other house mates discussed nominations and as a punishment, will also face the public vote this week. They … Continue reading

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Job Centre Farce

My partner went to the job centre on Friday for his meeting prior to signing on. There had already been a bit of a problem as they clearly didn’t know about putting information into Braille for him. When he got … Continue reading

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Bex is Out

Having dissed her hugely, I was really sorry to see her go last night. She and Luke seemed to be getting on so well and at last acknowledging that they felt something for each other, and now she’s gone just … Continue reading

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Haven’t you got anyone sighted who can …?

I felt the need to rant about this on the BBC Ouch message board today. I’m getting sick of always being asked whether I have sighted help. I haven’t, so get over it! My rant plus responses can be read … Continue reading

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Big Brother Evictions – Week 7

I can’t believe I’ve got to week 7 and am still watching! Its become a bit of a habit I think. Not sure I’ve ever watched a series to this point before. Darnell, Rebecca and Mohammed have been nominated this … Continue reading

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