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As well as being a freelance writer I am also a qualified counsellor and I work for a low cost counselling service in Exeter and for the NHS Gender Clinic also in Exeter.

Simultaneously, I work as a Disability Member of the First Tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber sitting on disability benefit tribunals on an ad hoc basis.

As a writer I specialise in writing about disability and health.

My articles have been published in the Guardian, Times, OUCH! [BBC disability website], Disability Now, Broadcast, Lifestyle [Motability magazine], The Practising Midwife, 'Junior, Pregnancy & Baby', Writers' News, Able, Getting There [Transport for London magazine], Junior, Community Care, DPPi [Disability, Pregnancy & Parenthood International]. I have also had articles commissioned by Daily Mail.

For more information about me and for examples of my writing please see below.

If you would like me to write an article for your publication, about any aspect of disability, please do get in touch:

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

NEW! Rough Guide to Accessible Britain - Family Days Out

I've been involved in publicising the 'Rough Guide to Accessible Britain - Family Days Out' a new online resource featuring over 75 places to go for a great day out! See an introduction to the guide here: Scroll down to read my blog entry 'Magical Days Out' on: And see the short promo film on the Independent website, click on the 'Travel' tab and then 'Rough Guide to accessibility: Please do spread the word about the guide as it's a great resource - you can search for places to go by geographical area or by access criteria. So whether you are planning a holiday in Britain or a day out close to home it's definitely worth a look.