CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Sanjeev

Head and shoulders of a young man with full beard and mustache with short dark hair and black rimmed glasses. Sat in a wheelchair in the garden wearing a red football shirt

I’ve always listened to a mix of hip hop and most of its sub genres as well as rock and metal, so to make a hip-hop track was always something I wanted to try – So I thought now would be the perfect opportunity to start.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Marni

Young woman with light shoulder length hair sat in a powerchair wearing a white dress with pink flower print. Holding a martini glass filled with a red liquid on a clear tray. The background is a light living room with 26 shaped pink balloons.

I am so excited to see where this takes me, I am loving being creative again and I am constantly looking for design ideas to experiment with and add to my collection.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Hayleigh

Black and white photo of the head and shoulders of a white woman sat in a chair looking to the left. Her hair in a high ponytail

Then I received some news… My friend Sylvia, who I met at the University of Glasgow whilst completing a Doctorate, had started her own publishing house.

Rob’s Gardening Guide – In a Pickle

chopping board of produce and ingredients

BY ROBERT SLEIGHT I hope that if anybody was planting any crops this year that you had a decent harvest. It is at this point you need to decide what to do to enjoy all your produce throughout the winter. In my opinion there are only 3 options and those are: pickling fermentation preserving (jams […]

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Conor

Conor wrapped up with a green wool hat and puffy silver coat

So as the summer approached and restrictions eased, I thought that I would like to take up fishing, join the local club and get my own licence. So I went through the formalities, purchased some new gear and off to the river I went.

CREATE: My Pandemic Story – Stephanie

Stephanie holding her award

I wanted to use my filmmaking skills to investigate into how the Coronavirus was affecting disabled people’s lives, in terms of accessing food, care, work, socially, how they felt in isolation, but also what they were doing to maintain a healthy well-being.

Rob’s Gardening Guide – Part One

ROBERT SLEIGHT in front of his greenhouse

Let’s face it, when you have quite a serious disability that includes mobility impairments it limits a lot of things that you can do with your time. I used to love reading books, playing with Lego, videogames and building models. Those days are gone but with technology I can do most of those things again […]

Meet the North East Disability Sports Awards’ Male Personality … Harry Thompson

A photo of Harry Thompson holding an award with many more in a display case behind him and medals hanging on the wall

BY RYAN DACK The North East Disability Sports Awards were set to take part in April – a celebration of the marvelous achievements and contributions that athletes,coaches, clubs and schools have made to disability sports across the region. The event was to take place at the Princess Alexandra Auditorium in Yarm on April 2. Due […]