Stranger Things happened to me at Topshop

Stranger Things happened to me at Topshop

An angel was smiling on me today – in Topshop, Oxford Circus of all places! With Rheumatoid Arthritis I near to never go shopping in person now opting to make my purchases online where there are no painful armloads of clothes to carry or equally painful queues not just for the changing rooms but for also then for the till. And then of course for the tube ride home where my TFL ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge goes mostly ignored. Continue reading “Stranger Things happened to me at Topshop”

Why that Paralympics trailer dehumanises disabled people

Why that Paralympics trailer dehumanises disabled people

That Channel 4 Paralympics trailer makes my ears bleed. The Paralympics as a sporting event is fantastic in it’s own right, the athletes are clearly talented and have worked hard to get where they are. However the tone of the media surrounding this year’s Paralympics couldn’t be more oppressive, dehumanising and patronising to disabled people. Continue reading “Why that Paralympics trailer dehumanises disabled people”