The Purple Pound

Is there anyone in? Of course it’s a silly question. I can see them all sat at their desks on display to the world in the estate agent’s office.  All three seem to crane their heads yet closer to their keyboards so as to appear unaware of my futile appeals. I know what you’re thinking.  […]

We need equity – not equality

This article questions whether our attempts to promote an inclusive ‘social’ model of disability has obscured the very real physical needs of disabled users expressed in the alternative ‘medical’ model. Looking in particular at the furore surrounding the word ‘handicapped’ it asks whether there are greater battles to be won. What’s in a picture? Or […]

Teething Problems

It’s my annual visit to the dentist. Because of my mobility problems I have to go to the community dentist in Radcliffe (Radcliffe Primary Care Centre) which is a few miles from Prestwich. Travelling by car is no longer an option for me and an ambulance takes a lot of organising. Luckily, I have the […]