• 2013,  advocacy,  attitudes,  awareness,  campaigns,  current affairs,  disability,  disablism,  good/bad,  Uncategorized

    Tell A Feminist Thank You and Disability Mentors

    Since this afternoon I keep seeing tweets pop up with #tellafeministthankyou (hashtag “tell a feminist thank you” for those who find those hard to read). I got to thinking.  It would be good to have a similar thing for people who campaign on disability issues.  But what would you call it? Feminism is generally considered to be a good thing and to have made amazing strides forward in rights for women both in this country and others.  The suffragette movement and the fact women in the UK can vote being just one example.  It’s the one that comes to mind because I just read The Children’s Book by AS Byatt…

  • good/bad,  knitting,  sailing,  scale junkie,  Uncategorized,  weight loss,  writing

    >Good/Bad

    >Good: Writing a To Do List of writing tasksBad: Realising I have more writing tasks to do then I thought I did Good: Getting three things done off the to do listBad: Showing the list to Mum and having her point out I missed something off of it Good: having a clean houseBad: cleaner (male) calling me love and “my love” so many times I lost track Good: No one has cancelled sailing for tonightBad: High probability of getting there to discover it’s off Good: Starting a lovely new knitting pieceBad: Not being quite sure if you’ve gone wrong with said knitting and if you have, where you did. Good:…