Category Archives: Randomness

Lifting the Veil

I’ve realised in recent years that I have spent a lot of energy making out that my life as a paraplegic is so much easier than it actually is, a mind set I developed very soon after my accident, a coping mechanism for myself but also a very effective way of swerving people’s sympathy. I minimised everything, but in minimising my injury I minimised me. Continue reading

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Leap of Faith

When I told friends my plan to move away to California for a while a few of them said I should keep a video diary and upload weekly updates to let them know how I was getting on. The idea … Continue reading

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Back to Blog

Woah, my last blog post was in November 2012, I knew it had been a while but I didn’t realise it had been quite that long. Two years and five months… quite a lot has been going on which is … Continue reading

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Casualty: January 2012

Any regular readers may have noticed that my blog was rather dormant from October through November, this was partly because I started a new job (yes I do have a full time day job alongside all the media work) and … Continue reading

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Company Magazine December 2011

For those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter I’d just like to shout from the rooftops that I have an article in a magazine this month. Yes, a real life commissioned article written by me for a top … Continue reading

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No Triumph, No Tragedy: BBC Radio 4

Hello Just a quick post to let you know that you can catch me chatting to Peter White in “No Triumph, No Tragedy” on BBC Radio 4 on Monday 29 August at 9am. As it’s a Bank Holiday in the … Continue reading

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Facebook: Fake Profile

Rather randomly it was brought to my attention this week that a few different people were pretending to be me on Facebook. I only use Facebook to keep in touch with friends and family so I only accept friend requests from … Continue reading

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