Call on the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to withdraw from sponsorship deal with Capita

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists’ 2017 conference, taking place on Monday and Tuesday this week, has been sponsored by Capita, one of the private companies contracted to carry out Personal Independence Payments assessments.* I have written an open letter to the Royal College outlining why I think this is a terrible idea. I am … More Call on the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to withdraw from sponsorship deal with Capita

Father’s Day

My Dad died six and a half years ago. I find it difficult to talk about him, but not for the reasons I expected to. It’s not getting overwhelmed with sadness that bothers me – sadness is what happens when you love someone and they die. What stops me is possessiveness: the memories I have … More Father’s Day

Counting

I’ve started counting the days between crisis house admissions the way factory workers count the days between industrial accidents. This is out of date already – I drew it on Monday.