• Launching Wheelchair Alliance

    20 July 2015
      You may have seen a picture of me sitting in a wheelbarrow this week and as you may guess it is not a regular occurrence for me. I have been… Read More
  • Travelling across the Channel

    12 August 2015
    This week I had to travel through the channel tunnel in my car and after reading for weeks about the delays and disruption I was surprised to find that there… Read More
  • Changing Perceptions is Ongoing

    07 August 2015
    One of the changes that I have seen since the 2012 games is how all people are thinking very differently about disability sport. Children were always accepting of disabled athletes… Read More
  • Congratulations to President Seb

    21 August 2015
    I was delighted to wake up yesterday morning and hear the news that Seb Coe is the new President of the IAAF.  It is perhaps not the best timing for… Read More
  • The Concept of Celebrity

    04 September 2015
    The word 'celebrity' is a bit strange and in many cases it can be used in quite a derogatory way.  Most of the time I think about it being used… Read More
  • Getting the Nation Fit and Healthy

    11 September 2015
    The nation’s health and fitness is becoming a bigger part of everyone’s consciousness and in the last year there has been in an increase in awareness.  In recent research over… Read More
  • The GREAT North Run

    18 September 2015
    It is impossible to talk about the Great North Run without first saying how tragic it is that someone died this weekend.  You don't think that in an event which… Read More
  • Attitude to Women in Football

    25 September 2015
    I might find myself getting in to some hot water this week about something that Chelsea Football club is saying is an ‘internal staffing matter’.  Dr Eva Carneiro leaving the… Read More
  • My Dad, The Educator

    02 October 2015
    My dad always told me 'Education gives you choices" and it's true.  He meant it both in what you learnt at school, and what you learnt about the world.  I… Read More
  • Schools - Maybe they are cool

    09 October 2015
    Every year I am able to visit a number of schools to either talk about my previous life in sport or to talk about Politics.  We have a House of… Read More