An ‘everyday’ story of ageing in the UK and the NHS…
Vanessa reads a tribute to Cynthia Payne from the Telegraph by Rebecca Reid and shares the prologue of her own autobiography – for a signed copy (just in time for Christmas!) drop her a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
Vanessa interviews Charles about his early life in the air force, working (almost) for IBM, wanting to move into teaching and landing in care home management… leading to a life of campaigning for those with learning disabilities – even now in his 90’s.
The Rise and Potential Demise of Structured Day Services for Adults with Learning Disabilities. 1955 – 2005
Bold Visions: the short cut to inclusion – or the inevitable route to Winterbourne View?
Lawrence: An Ambassador Extraordinary
THE TRAGEDY OF WINTERBOURNE VIEW
Good Intentions – And the Law of Unintended Consequences.
Vanessa Interviews Charles Booth, Vicar of All Saints Church, West Parley.
Discussing life’s challenges, a life in the church, how things have changed and where they may be going.
‘In Their Shoes’ a series where Vanessa interviews people from all walks of life from far and wide – this episode with Chrissy Smith a psychic medium and counsellor – and partner of Kerin Webb interviewed by Vanessa last week!
She shares her life experience, including fighting for support for her hidden disability – and announces her upcoming book!
‘In Their Shoes’ a series where Vanessa interviews people from all walks of life from far and wide – this episode with Kerin Webb.
Kerin Webb D.Hyp, MPNLP, DipCBT
Kerin’s Associate Christina Smith
Vanessa interviews Charles Reece a retired GP and gets controversial over the robustness of modern doctors, and the expectations Children have (or are given!). And there is strictly no dressing up!
Vanessa interviews Clive Witham a British born practitioner of Oriental Medicine now living and working in Malila a small Spanish enclave in North Africa. From where he also sees Sub-Saharan African migrants arriving from crossing the desert on their way to Europe.
You can see his website starting here: http://www.oriental-medicine.org/p/profile.html
Vanessa interviews David Darling the chair of ‘Dorset Out’ – the cross party/business/group organisation working to promote a ‘Leave’ vote in the forthcoming EU referendum.
They have a website at: http://www.dorsetout.co.uk/
In this, the first ‘In Their Shoes’ interview, Vanessa interviews Prim a young graduate now working as a barista in Vanessas local quality coffee shop – Boscanova.
They discuss her background, education and introduction to the world of work.