A not so short summary of my experience living in care so far. Continue reading Living In Care: An Abridged Version
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
Then there was the reunion that brought back tears; thankfully not sad tears. The experience was just unexpectedly more emotional than I anticipated I could handle. And yet I wouldn’t have had it any other way. Continue reading 2017 Part 1: Reunions
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
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?
I’m not everyone’s cup of tea. Some people just prefer coffee I guess. But I have noticed a bit of a trend. A lot of people seem to like tea. My tea. I get told a lot about how I’m … Continue reading The Boy With A Hole In His Chest
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.