#DisabilityMattersOtago

I wanted to record some random thoughts generated through the exceptional Disability Matters Conference. You can visit the conference website here and see what was covered. I can honestly say its been a long time since I’ve been at such an eclectic and authentic conference. The three days brought together disabled people and self advocates, […]

What’s the worst that can happen?

Last weekend I found myself at the top of Narvikfjellet admiring the view when the weather closed in. Having travelled the 656metres up by cable car it was deemed too windy to travel back down and keen to avoid the walk down the side of the mountain in rubbish weather (dressed as tourists with inappropriate […]

CommonWEALTH perspective

This year the Commonwealth Games are being held in India, in fact they are due to start in just under 10 days.¬†You can visit the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi website here. There has been lots of media coverage this week, which you would think was a good thing….except it has nearly all been ridiculously […]

Cancer and Cake

The other week I sat down to watch The Bucket List, I didn’t really know much about it, except that it was a comedy and that Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson starred in it. In a nutshell, for anyone who hasn’t seen it, it’s about two terminally ill cancer patients and their quest to achieve […]