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An open letter to the “care giving” industry.

I have sent the following letter to a couple of different “care giver” course organisers. True to form, I have not received any response yet (not that I was expecting any). This savage wheel will keep on turning and I

When nice words just are not enough!

Recent events in my community have prompted me to write this blog. I know that people extract whatever meaning they want from a text, in order to suit their own agenda.

So, at the risk of sounding like an utterly …

Ireland finally wakes up to the abortion issue!

I’m delighted with the results on Saturday. The most important thing for me, is that no longer can groups like the Iona institute and Youth Defence pretend to talk for the majority of Irish people.

Their support is fading thankfully, …

Anti choice misuse of disability-Repeal the Eighth!

(Update Friday 9/03/18) Even though the following blog was done some time ago, a lot of my core ideas have not changed The tired old “pro-life” bandwagon will no doubt¬†keep¬†rolling out the same stifling rhetoric again. This is

Al Porter – Thinking with the wrong head!

For me, the saddest part of this whole episode was that he was ‘exposed’ in the papers on the same day that a prominent RTE employee, was caught in a sting operation, after going to Leeds to meet the 13 …

Sad days for FA (Friedreich’s Ataxia)

I was very sad to see the ugly tentacles of the “charity” business in full squalid action again.

Regretfully, this time, the exposed activities are concerning the organisation for my own disorder ATAXIA IRELAND.

I very much want this not …

Calling out mandated bloodlust does not equal Islamophobia

Reading “Heretic” by Ayaan Hirsi Ali and her words are all the more powerful coming from someone born into the Islamic tradition.

Even though she is now an apostate and scripturally worthy of being sentenced to death in whatever manner …

Ticketmaster, U2 and Profiteering.

On Monday morning, I finally got through on the ticketmaster line to be told that all the tickets were gone.

I was told that the lines had been crazy and a number of the U2 tickets for their concert in …

Christmas and New Year……just more obstacles to get through!

My absolute best wishes for those with disabilities who are trapped with all that freezing snow in New York or anywhere else.

Worse still to be trapped by your disability and circumstances, with the inflicted ordeal, that comes from dealing …

The support for Trump cannot be dismissed!

Third Presidential Debate:

The final debate between these two, has pushed me back definitely to the side of Hillary Clinton.

I think Trump has become a parody, entirely of his own making.

To be honest, I don’t know how anyone …