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Posts tagged “Disability

The first Sunday ramble of September

BLACK COUNTRY 022

I write about whatever is on my mind on a Sunday morning. In the news this week is the Paralympics, which according to David Cameron will change perceptions about disabled people and show what they can do. If that doesn’t get them back to work there is always the assessments by Atos Healthcare to give them a little incentive.

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Role models.

Wednesbury in sepia

I like to start my blogs with a picture and I have chosen one in sepia; well I chose sepia and then added a little more colour.  This is where I live in Central England You can see the twin spires of the churches and if you look carefully you may see the windmill. It was an industrial area and we made all kinds of things; the industrial revolution started in central England. People came from everywhere to work here and it became smoky and black, this was one of the reasons it is known as the Black Country. It also produced musicians and creative people and still does, but we aren’t recognised for that. (more…)