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A different viewpoint- “melanie...

A different viewpoint- “melanie”- more than just a chair

IH: HI, thank you for agreeing to meet me and talk. Melanie: That’s ok. IH: let’s start with the obvious… you use a wheelchair- have you always done so? Melanie: No, I was fairly mobile when i was child but gradually my mobility got so bad that I use the chair 90% of the time […]

Interview with a Solitary Pagan- ‘V’

Interview with a Solitary Pagan- ‘V’

IH: Thank you for taking the time to speak to me. Let me first ask, were you raised in a faith? V: I was raised in a home that was officially Church of England. IH: officially? V: yes. We weren’t religious as in going to church every Sunday and it didn’t make a big impact […]

Interview with an Agnostic

Interview with an Agnostic

Interview with an Agnostic- ‘ Mary’ IH: thank you for agreeing to speak to me, Firstly, may I ask, were you raised in a faith? Mary: yes, I was raised in a Catholic home. I went to a Catholic school- I suppose you could say I am still officially Catholic. IH: but that’s not the […]

“Coraje”

“Coraje”

Hi, I’m a 26 year old bisexual Wiccan, and I’m legally blind. Everyone has days or weeks where they feel like the deck is stacked against them. Me? I’m pretty sure the deck of life is stacked against me. I was born with a genetic eye condition,  the short version of which is I have […]