Ten years ago, a year into my life in the UK, I stepped off a plane unto British soil again, after my first visit home since moving to England. The plan was to make the trip to Nigeria an annual … Continue reading Road To Lourdes
“I always wanted to be able to do that for someone else but was either too lazy or not confident enough to take the first steps.” Continue reading 2017 Part 2: Paying It Forward
I’ve been disabled for over seven years now. It’s been hard but it’s been amazing. Sometimes I feel like it’s all too much to handle, sometimes I feel like I might be the luckiest guy on the planet. Today I … Continue reading Am I More Than A Disability?
Autonomic Dysreflexia: Probably one of the most critical side effect some spinally injured people face. Affects pretty much every facet of day to day life.So much hassle to wear good shoes. Continue reading New Shoes & Autonomic Dysreflexia
Dating. One of the many things I’ve had to completely relearn from the ground up since becoming disabled in 2010. Dating while disabled can be one of the most gut wrenching and, at the same time, liberating things a person … Continue reading Dating While Disabled
2016 was rough Continue reading My Year In Bed
Understanding is the best way to relate to other people’s issues. In my experience living with a disability, the most awkward encounters were with people who did not understand my disability. So I wanted to see how much of a … Continue reading How can we relate to other people’s disabilities?
It’s funny how we can find some truly brilliant people in some unlikely/unexpected circumstances. It has been 4 months since my last post and an interesting 4 months it’s been. Basically I had a bit of a health scare but … Continue reading In Him I See Myself
As explained earlier, my health hadn’t been on top form for some weeks now. I was in hospital twice for two very different and coincidental reasons. Fortunately I did get to go home for a week between admissions. It was … Continue reading St Benet Biscops: An intellectual conversation with students half my age.
It’s not very well known that I love talking about how I ended up in a wheelchair… a lot… no seriously, a whole lot. Of course it can make for some awkward conversation with me laughing at being in a … Continue reading MY BLOG: WHY I NEED YOU TO KNOW MY STORY