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Interview: Stephen Unwin and Colin Tierney, All Our Children

“People keep saying to me is it weird? But in a funny kind of way it isn’t – it’s rather wonderful,” says Stephen Unwin, writer and director of… 1,267 more words

London Theatre

An Injurious Misnomer for Aid-in-Dying

For my patients who have used this law, I was honored that I could be with them every step of the way, ensuring that they were cared for, and that they had control of the final days of their lives. 1,351 more words

Spent alllll the spoons today

When living with chronic pain and mental health issues, one must remember to forgive oneself. This is something I tend to forget. And I end up apologizing for a lot of what I feel are my “failings”. 396 more words

Mental Health

Thoughts on Still Alice (2014)

I want to make room for a hard conversation. The relationship between disability and disease is often blurred, in part due to depictions that disabilities need to be cured… 786 more words


With You

Dear Olivia,
I’ve been thinking about all the ways you impacted and changed my life for the better. Although my heart continuously aches and I find myself getting less emotional on a regular basis, but more often at random when I least expect it, I’m realizing that this is what life is going to be like. 564 more words

The X-Files: Home and Disability

The X-Files, just confirmed for its eleventh season this summer, is thought of as being virtually synonymous with the unsolved, unknown, and misunderstood. Many of the paranormal entities and cryptozoological creatures featured on the show are employed as metaphors to explore larger societal issues. 532 more words


Depression and me pt 2

Hi guys, I hope you have had a good weekend. I want to apologise for my utter failed to get this up on Friday but better late than never right? 2,255 more words