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Digital ethnography (as method)

I have to confess that, while I’m technically still field researching, I have not physically been in ‘the field’ since mid-November.  I have good reasons for not being able to stay during the winter months. 1,620 more words



Cartoons from the ‘Co-Designing Care’ workshop, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, 20th March. A joint project between QUT, the Ageing Revolution – and a number of carers!

One carer’s story:


Expert in Disability Issues Appointed to Scottish Government Panel on Disposable Plastics

The impact of Scottish Government proposals to limit the use of single use plastic straws and cups is to have input from an adviser on disability issues. 410 more words


Simple Pleasures Still Require an #InvincibleWomanOnWheels

This is an accessibility review with a difference. It’s not a review of a specific venue as such, but more of an accessibility review of Uxbridge, my local town. 871 more words

Accessibility Review

How to Lose Friends and Alienate People: Disability Edition

This is a topic I’ve seen a lot of disability vloggers cover, so I thought I’d give my spin on it. This is 5 of the more irritating/misguided/eye roll inducing things people say and do, because I’m in a wheelchair, as well as 1 massive misconception about disability. 1,570 more words

Disability Issues

Esther McVey lies again – to Work and Pensions Committee | DPAC

This Site’s article about the Tories wasting more than £100 million in two years on persecuting the sick and disabled made a very important point – that the figures never tie together perfectly because they aren’t intended to. 103 more words

Disability Issues

The Winston [& Clementine] Churchill movies: two against type

Albert Finney as Churchill (Jim Broadbent as Desmond Morton, The Gathering Storm)

Michael Gambon as Churchill (Churchill’s Secret)


Another rather shorter blog where I depart from our usual fare, this time in content. 1,492 more words

20th Century Culture