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Time for a Break, Break in Writing and Break in Bones

Well this is disappointing. Way back in 2010 when I was writing my first ever novel, The War Wolf, I had to undergo major reconstructive surgery on my left foot. It was a very uncomfortable period. The hope was that … Continue reading

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That Disability Thing!

I had a reader ask me why there seemed to be a disabled person in every one of my books to date? My answer was, if not me who else was going to do it? One of the tenets of … Continue reading

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Eugenica Revisited

Mesozoic is now published and that particular project has finished. There is, of course, a very satisfying feeling of accomplishment when a book is completed and put out there for the reading public to enjoy, but what does an author … Continue reading

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There is No Benefit to Being Disabled

“Before my diagnosis with multiple sclerosis, I knew what ‘the disabled’ looked like and I’m sure I had the right instincts towards ‘them’. But I had no understanding of what it was like to be ‘disabled’ and no understanding of … Continue reading

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Venice to Barcelona by Sea Day One – Getting Started.

Going on a cruise might not seem like the obvious holiday choice for someone who is disabled with impaired mobility: well, it is a boat, it rocks about a bit and there are those stairs to consider, and what about … Continue reading

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After the Dust has Settled

This something of a reprise, or perhaps a reflection, on my experiences of writing ‘Eugenica’ and what has followed since the book appeared in the Amazon Kindle market. They say that reflective learning can be useful but it is not … Continue reading

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The X-Men, Me, and Growing Up Disabled

Although it might seem like we have lived with superheroes for a rather long time I can remember when they were rather new to Britain. It was back in the late 1960’s that I first discovered this American genre of … Continue reading

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