Tag Archives: Comment

Medicines and Uncertainty

By: A.C.

When I write for the blog I try very hard to keep a balance and just state facts about what affects our readers and AAD members in their daily lives. In all fairness I remain apolitical and try to just point out unfairness and difficulty.… Read More

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Gift Giving

By: A.C.

Marketing people are incredibly good at what they do, which is convincing the public that they need something they never thought they needed.  I of course refer to the extremely commercial bonanzas that have been imported into this country from America.Read More

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Rudd

By: A,C.

It would seem that the DWP has a private revolving door reserved for Tory Politicians. Esther McVey has gone, and is replaced by the former Home Secretary Amber Rudd.

Difficult to get a handle on her, but a quick glance at the Website They Work For You which collates and tracks the voting record of MP’s, her voting record on Welfare issues is concerning. Read More

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The Purple Pound

By: A.C

Today, the 13th November 2018 is Purple Tuesday. The deafening silence and the odd Aberdeen voice shouting the “fit the oatcake is ‘at” should maybe tell you that for a” National” Day of Access to Shops for the disabled, it has not exactly set the heather on fire.Read More

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Levene and Luton

By: A.C

This article at the BBC ( 2/11/2018)  raises uncomfortable questions that able –bodied and disabled people alike will have problems answering.

The article is about Justin Levene, a paraplegic traveller who uses a specialised self –propelling wheelchair with bespoke fitting and cushion to prevent sores which can appear quickly.… Read More

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