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 don’t feel so lucky. I know I have it quite good considering, I know thingsContinue reading “Am I More Than A Disability?”
Tag Archives: communication
How can we relate to other people’s disabilities?
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 difference “understanding” could make. I recently began talking to a few people online who hadContinue reading “How can we relate to other people’s disabilities?”
In Him I See Myself
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 fortunately I received the right care and medical attention before anything got too out ofContinue reading “In Him I See Myself”
St Benet Biscops: An intellectual conversation with students half my age.
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 the week beginning the 22nd of February, and the timing couldn’t have been more perfect.Continue reading “St Benet Biscops: An intellectual conversation with students half my age.”
Where I’ve Been (Feb/Mar 2016)
It’s been well over a month since my last post. I know most of you have been worried sick 🙂 … or not even noticed I left the room -_- . Either way, I haven’t forgotten you, far from it in fact. If I remember correctly I even put up a post on some socialContinue reading “Where I’ve Been (Feb/Mar 2016)”
Musings: Love Is An Enigma
Love is an enigma… or at least that’s how it seems to most people. It’s sad that something so beautiful, strong and so abundant in all of us can cause so much pain just because we don’t let it all out. We all have the power to create joy and happiness from nothing just byContinue reading “Musings: Love Is An Enigma”
People: Do We Really Understand Each Other
Many problems between people come down to one thing. Do we really understand each other?
Wheelchairs Don’t Bite, Trust Me
Avoiding awkward situations with the disabled.