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Crippen and removing the barriers that prevent us from being involved in planning the services we use

By Crippen / 2022-09-25
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Some of you may be aware that I’ve recently been involved with a small group of fellow Crips in addressing the barriers that exist that

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Crippen looks at queues … and Nirvana

By Crippen / 2022-09-21
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You might remember an interview I did with Nabil (Nabs) Shaban back in June of this year. In it he told me about an encounter

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Odes to Musicians I Know

By Reanna - One Inky Queer / 2022-09-20
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I have always loved music, to a frankly nerdy degree, but never been confident about making it myself. Then one relocates to Brighton and you

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Medicine Meets Metaphor. 163 Days by Hannah Hodgson. A Review by Kay Channon

By Kay Channon / 2022-09-11
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163 Days by Hannah Hodgson provides a long-awaited blend between a patient’s mind and body. Published this year (2022) by Seren Books, this debut

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north-east venue discriminates against those who are fat

By gobscure / 2022-09-10
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ace funded northern stage (newcastle upon tyne) writes letter of apology for long-term toxic ableism.  toxic ableism then continues. 

now theyre telling those ov us

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Meditation: Mom’s Dad

By Richard Downes / 2022-09-08
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I met Richard Bassett at a class for those in need of gentle cardiovascular exercise. He parped a horn in a chamber group. He also

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Being Physically Disabled with ADHD

By Milly Grimshaw / 2022-09-04
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As the water runs cold down my hot face masking the salty tears that had dropped before I feel relief. No one knows how guilty

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Happiness in the Hard times

By Will Reynolds / 2022-08-30
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I suppose, in many ways this is going to end up being a love letter to DAO. I know, I’m terribly loved up at the

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Juice; Hair

By Richard Downes / 2022-08-27
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There’s a lot of combing going on in Yoko Ono’s Tape Piece V. Regular readers of my blog may remember hair

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Honouring Lorina Bulwer

By Dolly Sen / 2022-08-20
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I have written about Lorina Bulwer on DAO before. If you don’t know who Lorina Bulwer is, she was dumped in a lunatic ward at

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