Far be it from me –

Emotions, Depth, and Dropping the Disorder

on April 21, 2018

Me, Myself and Disability

Yesterday it was my privilege and pleasure to speak at the event ‘A Disorder for Everyone’ in Birmingham – find out more here.  Over the past 24 hours, this blog has got a tonne of interest for which I’m both surprised and grateful.  I will have more thoughts on the things I took away from the conference in coming weeks (uni permitting!) – but for now, this is the talk I gave yesterday – if you like this please check out the rest of my blog and leave me comments, suggestions and feedback!


This talk is a rather last-minute affair.

I had intended to use extracts from my previous blog posts to make some point or other, quite what that point was got changed and rewritten and then forgotten in a fog of sheer terror and stage nerves.  I’ve sung to a very high level without worry, speaking…

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One response to “Emotions, Depth, and Dropping the Disorder

  1. Barbara Curry says:

    Not sure if the star ratings above this box are for your blog, or for the adverts under your post! But 5 stars from me for an honest, thoughtful and very moving account of how things feel for you at present, and how what happens to you might impact on others. Please keep writing and talking! You are absolutely right that we are not good yet, as a society, at responding to others’ emotional distress, and that labels can form a barrier to our seeing each other as individuals. You are moving our vocabulary forward, and what you are doing in your blogs and talks is hugely important.

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