The Way We Roll

48: The Phil & Simon Show No 48 Space Travel

May 15, 2020 The Phil & Simon Show Episode 48
The Way We Roll
48: The Phil & Simon Show No 48 Space Travel
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The Way We Roll
48: The Phil & Simon Show No 48 Space Travel
May 15, 2020 Episode 48
The Phil & Simon Show
Jess Thom is a performer, a campaigner and, a thinker. She constantly strives to remove barriers for everyone, specifically in her work and performance but introducing ‘relaxed performances’ where people can come to a show, make a noise, eat something, wriggle about and just be themselves. Her lockdown, a well run ‘spaceship’ catering to her needs and getting the right support and giving other help too. She boldly ventures to new worlds where barriers are removed for all. And her innate creative expressions via her Tourette’s are just a lovely part of our conversation. Carrie-Ann Lightley is a wheelchair using access consultant with AccessAble and a travel blogger. She’s been cocooned near the Lake District, although is a little concerned walkers will flood her local area soon. Writing blogs about getting around the UK has been difficult but she’s found her ways of getting through lockdown, including listening to podcasts, which she didn’t know about until Phil introduced her to our show. She’s listened to all of them and seems none the worse for it.Geoff brings us eclectic news stories - are supermarkets leaving disabled shoppers behind despite the claims? Why isn’t anyone listening to the United Nations? Have you wondered why the UK government daily briefing aren’t sign language interpreted? You’re not alone. Need a quick hit of happiness? We have a list of 25 ways to lift your mood. Supermarket tips (https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/team-blog/2020/04/how-to-access-groceries-and-online-shopping-if-you-re-vulnerable/)BSL legal challenge (https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/coronavirus-bsl-users-launch-mass-legal-action-over-government-discrimination/)UN story on Covid19 and disabled people (http://bit.ly/35BRBug)25 ways to be happy (https://www.happier.com/blog/25-ways-to-feel-happier-in-the-next-5-minutes/)Carrie-Anns’ blog (https://www.carrieannlightley.com/)  AccessAble (https://www.AccessAble.co.uk/) websiteCarrie-Ann’s Favourite podcasts- Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place- Life Downloaded - Sam Renke and Dan Edge- BBC Ouch TourettesHero (https://www.touretteshero.com/) website ‘No I’ documentary (https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bcmh7z/performance-live-touretteshero-me-my-mouth-and-i) and performance  on BBC iPlayer Twitter @touretteshero
Show Notes
Jess Thom is a performer, a campaigner and, a thinker. She constantly strives to remove barriers for everyone, specifically in her work and performance but introducing ‘relaxed performances’ where people can come to a show, make a noise, eat something, wriggle about and just be themselves. Her lockdown, a well run ‘spaceship’ catering to her needs and getting the right support and giving other help too. She boldly ventures to new worlds where barriers are removed for all. And her innate creative expressions via her Tourette’s are just a lovely part of our conversation. Carrie-Ann Lightley is a wheelchair using access consultant with AccessAble and a travel blogger. She’s been cocooned near the Lake District, although is a little concerned walkers will flood her local area soon. Writing blogs about getting around the UK has been difficult but she’s found her ways of getting through lockdown, including listening to podcasts, which she didn’t know about until Phil introduced her to our show. She’s listened to all of them and seems none the worse for it.Geoff brings us eclectic news stories - are supermarkets leaving disabled shoppers behind despite the claims? Why isn’t anyone listening to the United Nations? Have you wondered why the UK government daily briefing aren’t sign language interpreted? You’re not alone. Need a quick hit of happiness? We have a list of 25 ways to lift your mood. Supermarket tips (https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/team-blog/2020/04/how-to-access-groceries-and-online-shopping-if-you-re-vulnerable/)BSL legal challenge (https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/coronavirus-bsl-users-launch-mass-legal-action-over-government-discrimination/)UN story on Covid19 and disabled people (http://bit.ly/35BRBug)25 ways to be happy (https://www.happier.com/blog/25-ways-to-feel-happier-in-the-next-5-minutes/)Carrie-Anns’ blog (https://www.carrieannlightley.com/)  AccessAble (https://www.AccessAble.co.uk/) websiteCarrie-Ann’s Favourite podcasts- Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place- Life Downloaded - Sam Renke and Dan Edge- BBC Ouch TourettesHero (https://www.touretteshero.com/) website ‘No I’ documentary (https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bcmh7z/performance-live-touretteshero-me-my-mouth-and-i) and performance  on BBC iPlayer Twitter @touretteshero