Bearing Disability: A Recently Distant Cinema Visit

Everyone loves the cinema. But do they always make you feel loved back? Recently, a friend of mine posted a link to this article on her facebook page. It discusses the discrimination disabled people face when getting to venues for concerts, live performances, etc. And it seems the […]

Good News You're Cured! feature image PIP decision

Bearing Disability: Good News! You’re Cured!

I know this is not normally the day or time that I post but I need to write this. There have been two times in my life that have made me ashamed to be British… Brexit PIP Disability Benefit cuts That shame has come back today. What is […]

A Song of Ice and Fire| Berg’s Book Club

Wow! Game of Thrones. It’s difficult to know where to begin, isn’t it? How long has the TV series been running? some years I believe, last I heard, they were getting ready to produce the eighth series. It took me quite awhile to actually pick this book up. […]

A graduation cap and a "fork post" with 3 options, mainstram school, specialist school or unknown. On the right hand side, it reads: Mainsttream or Specialist Education—A guest post by Emma

School: Mainstream vs Specialist

Guest Post by Emma from Rockfordisability.com. This post discusses the difference between Mainstream and Specialist Education from Emma’s experience.

A little girl in a red coat. It is the cover of the book, Sarah's Key.

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosney | Berg’s Book Club

Welcome to another audition to Berg’s Book Club. This post is actually different to my normal Berg’s Book Club Posts as I am joined here with Melissa […]

Bearing Disability| Downton Abbey (Spoilers)

The only time I write about a film or TV Show on this blog is when it has a character that has some form of disability. My first and only post until now was Chuck from Breaking Bad’s spin-off/ prequel series Better Call Saul. This time, I want to talk about disability […]

Ballet Shoes | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Ballet ShoesAuthor: Noel StreatfeildSeries Name: ShoesBook No.: #1Genre: Children’s LiteraturePublished: 1936Publisher: puffinStar Rating: ★★★★  Introduction Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you join Berg the Polar Bear and myself as I review my recent reads. This week, it is Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild. Some of you may remember that I am attempting to […]

Bearing Disability: PIP Assessment —An Interrogation

On Tuesday, I went to an assessment centre for my PIP assessment (Personal Independent Payment). Some of you who have been following me for quite awhile now will know I have Cerebral Palsy and Anxiety. Cerebral Palsy is a neurological condition that does NOT change but the symptoms […]

Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nusbaum (spoilers) | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Good Kings, Bad KingsAuthor: Susan NussbaumSeries Name: PLEASE NOGenre: Disabled Lit, YA, Dystopian?Published: November 2013 Publisher: Algonquin Books Star Rating: ★ Welcome to Berg’s Bookclub. I’ve been meaning to write a book review for Good Kings, Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum for the last month or two. One of the things I hate the most is giving up […]

Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou?

We live in a society that is growing conscious of the harm we do to this planet and how we can reduce it. And that’s great! We only have one planet. If this one goes down the drain we and our future children cannot decide to move to […]

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