Author: Eleanor Lisney

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Being Bossy…

Last week, a man I know, a disabled man, admonished me, ‘Don’t be bossy’ when I told him to go use the lift because he needed to be quick in line and there were...

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Doing mobile journalism with Stephen Quinn

Last Thursday I helped organise an evening presentation – Mobile journalism and iBooks with Stephen Quinn. He was Birmingham City University lecturer Paul Bradshaw‘s guest and National Union of Journlists (NUJ) New Media Industrial...

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not discriminatory…

    We recruit through fair and open competition – ensuring that all disabled applicants receive a guaranteed interview if they meet the minimum criteria for any advertised post. We also consult with applicants before...

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Hoists and other equipment

This is how the bed is set up now. I’ve been quiet lately because I fractured my knee and ended up in hospital for a longish stay while they sorted out care for me...

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The Maverick Monkey

Maverick Pronunciation: /ˈmav(ə)rɪk/ noun 1an unorthodox or independent-minded person: he’s the maverick of the senate 2North American an unbranded calf or yearling. – from the Oxford dictionary I like the idea of being “unbranded”...