Author Archives: bluntshovels

About bluntshovels

Freelance writer, with an unhealthy interest in Senate committees.

Reporting disability on IDPwD

It’s International Day of People with Disability on Thursday, so expect a flood of stories about inspirational people doing amazing things and getting awards. There’s nothing wrong with being recognised for achievements, or publishing a positive story – the problem … Continue reading

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Scar tissue

[Content note: descriptions of violence, stalking, abuse.] Psoriasis is a curious disease. One of its many glorious features is the ability to reproduce old wounds, over and over again. There’s a psoriatic patch on the inside of my right forearm … Continue reading

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