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Month: October 2018

Weeks & Macklin Real Estate – my bad experience with Bjorn Kunzel

Weeks & Macklin Real Estate – my bad experience with Bjorn Kunzel

Weeks & Macklin Real Estate sign I noticed a new commercial advertising sign placed at the entrance of the housing estate where I live. The size of the face caught my attention, and it was the only sign located in this residential area. Given the zoning is residential, I didn’t think that a commercial sign should be positioned there. This post doesn’t relate directly to living with a disability as a Christian, but it could act as an example of advocacy….

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Disability stock photographs by Shutterstock

Disability stock photographs by Shutterstock

Shutterstock is a site that sells royalty-free stock photographs, and I have used their services in the past. They have disability stock photographs, and most of them are great. Here are a few samples.     And then I found the following disability stock photographs disturbing, inappropriate, unrealistic and disappointing. Some were stupid. And some I merely didn’t understand. The ‘Disabled student desperate and committing suicide’. Why was this a student? I found the photos disrespectful to people trying to…

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Adelaide Festival Centre Accessibility – using restrooms should be easy

Adelaide Festival Centre Accessibility – using restrooms should be easy

History of the Adelaide Festival Centre The focus of this blog is Adelaide Festival Centre accessibility, however, a short history of the centre is a good start. Three months before the Sydney Opera House, Australia’s first multi-purpose arts centre, the Adelaide Festival Theatre opened in 1973. Over time the theatre was joined by the Playhouse and Space Theatre, and collectively, they are known as the Adelaide Festival Centre. In 2018 I attended the Rocky Horror picture show, George Michael – listen…

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Forgiveness towards Cedar College and the future (part 7)

Forgiveness towards Cedar College and the future (part 7)

Recommending Cedar College before forgiveness. (This blog is part of a series of seven blogs. Please click here to commence reading at the first blog.) My cousin asked for my opinion of whether Cedar College would be suitable for her son. Although I hadn’t progressed towards forgiveness for the school, I had no hesitation in recommending the school.  I added ‘but watch out for the trees’! Given the school has grown from 34 to over 800 students in just over…

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Cedar College and my relationship issues & Public Liability lawsuit (part6)

Cedar College and my relationship issues & Public Liability lawsuit (part6)

Relationship Issues are the next problem. (This blog is part of a series of seven blogs. Please click here to commence reading at the first blog.) This blog is not covering the details relating to the separation and divorce from my wife. However, the relationship issues are a direct result of the accident at Cedar College  , although everyone is personally responsible for the decisions they make. I often quote ‘Bad things happen. What matters is how you respond’. In…

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