At the end of November 2017 Peter Dawson (pictured) had a serious accident, was hospitalised and had a "new" hip to replace the one damaged beyond repair. While frustrated at his lack of mobility he started to write articles on the current state of advocacy and even after his recovery the series continues.
These are all worth a read and can be accessed from the links below:
December 2017 Peter wrote an article which intriguingly starts " Do you know the River Manifold? It is a beautiful, fresh, clear river ....." To continue reading this click belowFull article
Entitled "Advocacy Musings for a new Year" written in January 2018, started "It seems to be just this time of year that many people (the media in particular) look back over the year that is going or has just gone and look forward to the one that is beginning. In that way we are,...To continue reading click belowFull article
"Musings for February" he asks the question:
How much does an advocate need to know? To continue reading this which I recommend click below
In "Advocacy Musings for March" he introduces us to his elderly aunt and her sayings related to weather. To continue reading about this wise lady click below
In "Advocacy Musings for April" Peter introduces us to Rose and her road crossing skills in London , to continue reading about Rose and Peter's thoughts. click below
In "Advocacy Musings for May 18" - "Twelve months on! "
Peter reviews the life of P.A.D.A some 12 months after the closure of the PADA office for the last time. To continue reading this very personal account click below
In "Advocacy Musings for June 18" Peter welcomes summer and the lovely aspects it brings to our lives. To continue reading this click below
In "Advocacy Musings for July 18" Peter discusses the type of Advocacy PADA is again providing. To continue reading this click below
In "Advocacy Musings for August 18 Peter is in a serious mood and comments on equality and inclusivity. To continue reading this click below
In "Advocacy Musings for September 18 Peter the poet is in reflective mood looking forward to Autumn. To continue reading this click below
In "Advocacy Musings for October 18 Peter asks the question "Are you an Advocate" and then suggests you probably are. To continue reading this click below
In "Advocacy Musings for November 18 Peter tells us some guilty secrets from his youth. To continue reading this click below
In "Advocacy Musings for December 18 Peter tells us that Advocacy is not "one size fits all" and talks of his flying advocacy. To continue reading this click below
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