An article I wrote sharing my thoughts on shielding coming to an end has been re-published by ASone, the young person’s branch of the National Axial Spondyloarthritis Society (NASS).
You can find the piece on their website here: http://asone.nass.co.uk/guest-blog-as-shielding-comes-to-an-end-in-england-do-you-feel-safe/
This is the first time that something I have written originally for my blog has been republished at the request of a third party and something I am rather proud of. Thank you to everyone who shared the article and brought it to the attention of the country’s leading Axial Spondyloarthritis charity.
There are times you write articles and think it’s something special and for one reason or another, it doesn’t break through the noise. Then, as on this occasion, you write something in the middle of the night spontaneously, out of frustration and accidentally stumble upon something current. Something that resonates with people.
Part of me wishes you could bottle that formula so that I can keep growing my audience, however, the other part of me knows that’s the magic of writing. What keeps me doing what I am doing. You never know when that next piece is going to blow up and reach groups of people you never dreamt of when penning it.
You can find the original article on my website below.
On Monday, the UK Government announced that from 1st August, those of us who have been shielding will be allowed to meet outside in groups and go back to work if their workplace is secure. It also means an end to statutory sick pay and the delivery of essential food boxes for those most vulnerable…