Deaf geographies, and other worlds.

Building blocks to an understanding of Deaf space

I was recently asked to outline how Deaf space works… and so I wrote a document entitled ‘Building blocks to an understanding of Deaf space‘. It’s not an academic paper … Continue reading

August 14, 2013

GREEN > BLUE > ORANGE (this one’s about Deaf space)

Following my initial post on the Deaflympics, I went home with something nagging at the back of my mind. I felt like I’d written a reasonable post, that should have … Continue reading

August 9, 2013


I should be on my way home now – but I can’t leave the office before putting a nagging thought to bed. So, here goes. This is a short video … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Post FSDG, post Workshop, post… at last, a post.

As the title suggests, it’s been a while since I posted anything up here. For the last month I’ve been doing a weekly 400 mile round trip from Bristol to … Continue reading

July 24, 2013

Deaf Geographies Workshop 12-14 July: attend or register for free webcast

Download this invitation and programme (PDF) Download the registration form for physical attendance (.doc) Please note, to access the free webcast, you’ll need to pre-register by emailing deaf_geog@bisc.queensu.ac.uk and providing … Continue reading

June 10, 2013

Deaf unity – a (rather historical) response to Lizzie Ward

I started writing this as a comment and response to comments on Lizzie Ward’s article at Limping Chicken, but it got a bit long, and a bit involved, so I … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 3 Comments

Lunchtime translation – the 1892 summer fête

Prompted by the BSL Pride event, I thought I’d do today’s lunchtime translation on the 1892 summer fête. This was the first, ever, French Deaf summer fête – and originated … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Deaf Geographies Workshop – Call for Papers (CFP)

This is a *DO NOT MISS* opportunity to be right there, at the first ever international workshop on Deaf Geographies. And it won’t cost you more than £50!! Please read … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

Deaf Geographies presentations – Heriot Watt, 5th and 6th March.

In case anyone is interested – I’ll be presenting at Heriot Watt in March. On the 5th, I’ll be at EdSign – https://sites.google.com/site/edsignlectures/ presenting on Deaf space – a tool … Continue reading

February 19, 2013

Deaf-mute Banquet 1836 – ongoing

Yesterday morning, a fit of coughing drove me out of bed at a quarter to six. It’s amazing what you can get done when the kids are still asleep, and … Continue reading

January 24, 2013 · 2 Comments