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  • 28 December 2016

    28 December 2016
    Well 2016 has been a pretty miserable year for people who have died.  I don’t know whether this is worse than before but I remember someone saying that you know… Read More
  • 4 January 2017

    04 January 2017
    There are several things that really annoy me when I am driving in my car.  People who sit in the middle lane of the motorway doing 60 miles an hour… Read More
  • 11 January 2017

    11 January 2017
    Like many people I hate going to the Dentist, or maybe it is just the thought of going there that puts me off.  My Dentist is lovely and has never… Read More
  • 18 January 2016

    18 January 2017
    The world is about to change in ways that we can't hardly begin to know.  Yes, I am talking about Donald Trump (yet again).  I am finding it incredibly hard… Read More
  • 25 January 2017

    25 January 2017
    I seriously thought that time had moved on (at least a little bit) when we are talking about what women wear. The case that was in the news before Christmas… Read More
  • 1 February 2017

    01 February 2017
    One of the areas that I work on is accessible seating for wheelchair users at Football grounds, namely Premier League clubs.   I have taken part in numerous debates about it… Read More
  • 8 February 2017

    08 February 2017
    I travel to London somewhere between 40 and 45 weeks of the year, pretty much always by train, and most of the time at the taxpayers expense because that is… Read More
  • 22 February 2017

    22 February 2017
    I have stirred up a lot of wrath this week on Twiter and more particularly a group of what seems like anonymous Arsenal fans.  This week Arsenal played at Sutton,… Read More
  • 1 March 2017

    01 March 2017
    There are a number of fatalities on the rail network every year, and each and every one is a tragedy for the person, and their family.  In the last couple… Read More
  • 8 March 2017

    08 March 2017
    For the last couple of weeks domestic politics has been pretty busy.  I’ve been trying to think of a better way to describe it, but exhausting is another word.  I… Read More
  • 15 March 2017

    15 March 2017
    So the House of Lords has been put under the same spot light as the House of Commons was last year when it warranted it’s own short, three episode documentary. … Read More
  • 23 March 2017

    23 March 2017
    The bidding process for an Olympic and Paralympic Games finishes seven years before the event is actually hosted in the chosen city.  I remember this because I was part of… Read More
  • 29 March 2017

    29 March 2017
    I couldn’t let this week’s blog go by without thanking all the Police and staff of the Parliamentary estate who were totally amazing last week amongst the attack that took place. … Read More
  • 5 April 2017

    05 April 2017
    This Summer will see Athletics returning to London with both the IAAF and the IPC World Athletics Championships. The International Paralympic Committee event will be held first and starts on… Read More
  • 25 April 2017

    25 April 2017
    David Weir has finally won his seventh London marathon and beaten my record of six and I am really pleased about it.  I say finally because he has been trying… Read More
  • 3 May 2017

    03 May 2017
    I am slightly confused by the proposal to reset all the world records in Athletics.  There is no easy answer to put right some of the wrongs of the past… Read More
  • 3 January 2018

    03 January 2018
    There is a debate next week when we all troupe back to Parliament on the power of social media and how people use it to get their news and information. … Read More
  • 7 February 2018

    07 February 2018
    For the last year I have had the most amazing attachment that fits on to my wheelchair (there are many types available).  It basically turns it in to a scooter… Read More
  • 14 February 2018

    14 February 2018
    14th Feb 2018  It is that time in a four year cycle when I have been an expert in the Winter Olympics.   Whether it be curling or speed skating I am now… Read More
  • 21 February 2018

    21 February 2018
    21st Feb 2018  My daughter is sitting her GCSE’s this year.  I am not sure that I am going through the pain that she is, but I feel the sense of importance… Read More
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