A few months ago I became confined to my bed and in the months since the world was turned upside down. Last week I got a glimpse for myself. Continue reading Waking Up in The Apocalypse
“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 learned a lot from my dad. I wish he could’ve seen exactly how much. Continue reading Dear Dad…
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?
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
Comparing our problems to others doesn’t solve them. Continue reading Comparing vs Understanding Our Problems
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.
Before 2007, I had never seen snow, let alone a white Christmas. Snow, pine trees and Christmas dinner (i.e. English Christmas dinner) were all part of “TV” Christmas and were only imitated back home (with the exception of the food. … Continue reading Tinsel & Turkey?