Honestly Speaking: Disability in the Workplace

Two words people tend to be scared of putting in a sentence together. I want to be frank. Over the course of the few weeks I’ve faced several situations which I have overcome, purely because I had to, as a person with psychosis I am extremely susceptible to paranoia and loud noise around me, especially…

Honestly Speaking: Work>Life Balance

So these two weeks at Flatpack have somehow gone by in the blink of an eye, it somehow seems to be the case that the harder you work/the more you have to do, the faster the time goes. I’m still trying to weigh up if this is a good thing or a bad thing. I’m…

The OA. The Festive Season’s Netflix Triumph

WARNING, THIS CONTAINS SPOILERS. The OA is one of the secret gems from Netflix this year. Bringing a little originality to the otherwise drug and crime-centric show and film scheduling. The shows basis is simple, Prarie, a blind 21 year old, goes missing, and comes back 7 years later, with her sight. The entire season…

Honestly Speaking: Growing Up Is A Decision

A lot of people think that their problems are the worst in existence; I harbor no such illusions, but recognize that my troubles are mine, so they have priority over anyone else’s. Because I have to live as me. I don’t get a choice So here’s the thing, I stopped taking drugs, for the first…

Excerpt from my book.

We were completely blind to it, those of us affected had an inclining of what was going on but for the most part, the United Kingdom chose ignorance over enlightenment. The tide changed when private emails between the key players in parliament were leaked on the Internet, revealing that the cuts to allowances of the…

Benefit cuts and other genocidal ideas

The some of the worst of what our governments does. If you get to the end of this, you have my respect. There are 100,000 like them. Tim Salter, 53. Blind and suffering from Agoraphobia. Tim was found fit for work by Atos and committed suicide soon after. Mark Wood, 44. Found fit for work…

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Everyone is a cliché of a small selection of pre-packed porcelain dream from the churning mill of the media million. Everyone strives to create an identity as an individual, using pre fabricated classifications and generalisations as moulds in which to confine ourselves. I’d like to think I’m different, but in truth I’m exactly the same….

The Problem Hasn’t been Fixed

There is nothing exceptional in me. Sometimes I feel like I’m going to disappear. Living in the 21st century, 7 billion people and I’m still so lonely Music is my only true vice Music is as pure to me as life, when made right, Drugs, and cigarettes I could quit But after all these years…