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The Circus of Shadows

The big circus already came to this town.

It arrived with illusionists, grease paint and whips

It came with the grand puppet masters,

Playing with smokescreens and mirrors… 108 more words

Poetry

Adventures in Paris

Recently I went on holiday to Paris with my brother and my carers. It was a week of fun and adventures, which didn’t always go as smoothly as we would have liked. 2,317 more words

Disability

Parents

I am incredibly fortunate to still have both of my parents within a days drive.  With Mother’s Day just past I’ve watched many of my friends struggle with the grief of no longer having their Mom a phone call away.   489 more words

Bio

Get Yer Hands Off My Wheelchair!

Seen in the latest ish of New Mobility. A good article by Ned Fielden, “Help!” A perhaps uncomfortable topic, how to deal with muggles wanting to help when they encounter a person in a wheelchair, sometimes unwanted, unsolicited and intrusive assistance. 166 more words

Disability

Getting Around

It seems that nearly every profession and many causes have a national holiday. In April we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week and so far in May we have paid tribute to all those in the nursing field. 521 more words

Fibromyalgia

Yesterday was actually fibro awareness day but I thought this one said so much because it is so true.  You are not the person you once were.  84 more words

Inspirational Quotes & Stuff

Miss Black Africa UK | Jacqueline Ilumoka |I Am Able Nigeria | Disability |

I Am Able Nigeria is a charity for disabled people in Nigeria, West Africa. Miss Black Africa UK  Jacqueline Ilumoka who won the pageant in 2014, set up the charity because… 260 more words

Carers