Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Boy Who Wanted His Leg Cut Off – Review

Dillion Chapman is a young 11 year old boy from Somerset, who was born with a condition called Type 1 Neurofibromatosis. Neurofibromatosis, is a condition where the nerve tissue has a tendency to create tumours of varying shapes and sizes. In Dillion’s case, his neurofibromatosis caused his left leg to grow noticeable out of proportion with… Read more »

Don’t Take My Baby – Review

Disability and mass media have enjoyed something of a awkward relationship historically speaking. They are a bit like teenage lovers, in malaise of  euphoria and ecstasy, which to them is magical, but to any casual onlooker can appear as forced. This has led to such gems as ‘inspiration porn.’ Personally, if I had one criticism of… Read more »