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The Disability Unemployability Conspiracy (Part 1)

Well, we’ve made it to October; famous for pumpkins, witches, trick or treat, and also for being…national disability employment awareness month? Yes, in case you didn’t know (and I certainly didn’t until very recently), October in the UK is the official month dedicated to disability employment awareness, that celebrated time of the year that I’m …

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The Lent Experiment Part 2 – A Work In Progress

Vital Statistics 2 (February 26th – 12 Days In) Weight: 8st 12lbs (56.25kg) Stomach Circumference: 36.5″ (92.7cm) General Feelings: If I have learnt one thing in the last 12 days, it is that sugar is apparently in everything! A routine trip to the supermarket on February 14th (I’m an old romantic I know) turned into …

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In The Beginning Was The Word, and The Word Was God-Dammit-I’ve-Broken-My-Neck!

Hello, I’m Gareth and this is my shambolic attempt at a blog all to do with my life as a disabled or ‘differently abled’ person! I’ve never actually understood people who use that expression, “I’m not disabled, I’m differently abled!” Are you? Really? Surely if you were ‘differently abled’ then instead of walking you’d be …

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