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Paralympic athletes deserve better

20th October 2021

It’s time to shine the light on disability sport. The Paralympics have been and gone for another 3 years and Team GB have yet again proven that they are a force to be reckoned with. Although short of their medal tally from Rio 2016, with 124 medals in total won over the 12 days, evidently ...


Setting boundaries: Your physical and mental health

16th October 2021

In the first instalment of ‘Setting Boundaries’, Katherine Prentice helps us to navigate the boundaries surrounding our own health and that of others. Writing this, I feel like a bit of a hypocrite; I have spent years taking on too much, and putting myself in situations that were too much for me, physically or mentally. ...


A Love Letter to My Eyes

14th October 2021

Zein Al Maha Oweis discusses the ways her visual impairment has opened the doors for a richer, fuller life.  Dear Eyes, We have been on such a wild and crazy adventure together these past 27 years. Starting at six years old when you were diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), meaning that I would have tunnel ...


Disabled people are not your ‘inspo’

17th October 2020

Views Editor Hailie Pentleton discusses problematic responses to Chadwick Boseman’s death. Chadwick Boseman was a hero to many, for reasons beyond his role in Black Panther. His untimely death left the world shocked, especially after the revelation that the 43-year-old had been secretly battling colon cancer for a number of years. Many still cannot comprehend ...