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The benefits (and perils) of working as a disabled freelance writer

Steff Green is a freelance writer, blogger and illustrator living in New Zealand. She writes about disability issues, adaptive equipment and lifestyle on The Disabled Shop Blog. My story is

Entertainment 4 Comments

Disability and the media: free speech is everything

Comedian and blogger Ted Shiress, who recently wrote for us about disability and using escorts, talks about the media and his desire for free speech. I don’t care what others

ST Motorsport: accessible adrenaline

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Love racing and motorsport? Then prepare to be filled with jealousy at Dan McIntyre’s account of racing with ST Motorsport. On a dark, cold and

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Amazon started small and look at it now…

Most businesses start small but, if they’re underpinned by a great idea, they’re sure to grow. That’s exactly what’s happening with Really Useful Stuff: the Amazon of the disability living

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Film review: The Sessions

The Sessions is the latest disability-related film to come out of Hollywood with sex as the hot topic. But how well have they showcased the subject matter, and how representative

Lifestyle 4 Comments

Download Festival: do accessibility and heavy metal mix?

The sun is finally starting to shine! Is summer on its way? It’s time, therefore, to start thinking about festivals. So we thought we’d speak to Mark Carew. He’s a

Q&A with disabled skier Talan Skeels-Piggins

With the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships starting this Thursday, we spoke to disabled alpine skier Talan Skeels-Piggins about his determination and passion for the Paralympic sport. Despite many setbacks in life,

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Being your own boss: top 5 tips

Have you always dreamt of being your own boss? Co-editor Martyn Sibley talks about his experiences of becoming his own boss, the highs and lows as well as his top

Relationships & sex 1 Comment

Faiza Siddiqui: my sex life after injury

Disability and sex is one taboo we are adamant on breaking, so as thousands celebrate Valentine’s Day, we talk to writer Faiza Siddiqui about embracing her sexuality after sustaining a severe

Lifestyle 1 Comment

Disabilities across the world: Finland

Here at Disability Horizons, we’re always keen to see how disability is perceived and what assistance is provided outside of the UK. So we talk to new contributor Molly McPharlin

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