Disability, time and trousers!

By |March 24th, 2015|

It was while doing up my belt that it dawned on me that one of the biggest challenges facing disabled people is time, or rather a lack of it, or to be pedantic, that things take longer so are either rushed, not done or done poorly.

Without hands, the act of inserting the prong of a […]

Innovation, Caring, Excellence and some ICE-cool kids!

By |March 6th, 2015|

This week I was presented with a bookstand.  This was no ordinary bookstand.  Two young men – Jonny Woods and Rei Chin, from Dean Close School, had made it specially for me.  Here it is:

The story started a year ago.  I went to Dean Close, in Cheltenham, to swim one of the 50 1km swims […]