• 12 September 2018

    12 September 2018
    I woke up this morning in a bit of a panic after dreaming (having a nightmare) that I was competing in the Great North Run.  In my dream, I was… Read More
  • 19 September 2018

    19 September 2018
    After sitting back in the House of Lords for two weeks, we are back on recess (some call it holiday, but it means is that we don’t have to necessarily… Read More
  • 26 September 2018

    26 September 2018
    There are lots of ‘days’ around.  OK this might not be the smartest thing that I have ever said.  I mean days that are meant to bring attention to certain… Read More
  • 3 October 2018

    03 October 2018
    I’ve not really been watching much of the various Party conferences and I am not sure if I that is good or bad considering the job that I do.  I… Read More
  • 10 October 2018

    10 October 2018
    I spent a reasonable amount of time in Parliament trying to improve accessibility for disabled people in all walks of life.  Whether that be getting in to work or education… Read More
  • 17 October 2018

    17 October 2018
    A friend of mine who is a wheelchair user tweeted this week that she was fed up of going to pubs that were inaccessible.  This wasn’t just about whether you… Read More
  • 24 October 2018

    24 October 2018
    As my younger family members have grown up instead of buying Christmas and birthday presents we have gone for gift vouchers and gift cards.   We were always taught that… Read More
  • 31 October 2018

    31 October 2018
    This week I am on a different set of trains that usual for a trip to Warrington to speak at a conference which is usually a lot of fun.  I… Read More
  • 7 November 2018

    08 November 2018
    Another week and another interesting set of experiences on trains.  Last week I made the decision to crawl off  a train (because I didn’t know if anyone was coming to… Read More
  • 15 November 2018

    15 November 2018
    The 11th November and more specifically Poppy Day holds a special place in many hearts.  As Deputy Lieutenant of North Yorkshire it is an absolute privilege to be invited every… Read More
  • 22 November 2018

    22 November 2018
    I seem to have done not much more than Tweet and write about trains lately briefly I am going to do it again.  Coming home last week I think I… Read More
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