Victoria BrignellVictoria Brignell works as a radio producer with the BBC. After reading classics at Downing College, Cambridge, she undertook journalism training at Cardiff University. She lives in West London and is 30 years old and is a tetraplegic wheelchair-user.
Articles in Crip's Column
In the sixth part of her series on social care, Victoria
When I was given my first job in BBC radio I almost felt
It's difficult to imagine the horror experienced by thos
The tragic death of Daniel James has naturally provoked
Matters of life and death have been preoccupying me a lo
So who is the most dangerous disabled person in history?
In second place is Wilhelm II (1859-1941), Kaiser of Ger
Unless you've been living on the planet Mars for the las
Contrary to what Hamlet claims, "to be or not to be" is
During my university years I took great delight in confu
At the time of writing I am going through a bout of inso
Oh dear, it's the Paralympics soon.
The island of Sri Lanka should be a tropical paradise.
Last month the United Nations Convention on the Rights o
During the year I spent doing journalism training in Car
This summer’s special exhibition at the British Museum i
This year holds a special significance for me.
There’s no doubting the fact that, since the introductio
I wish to make a complaint.
With Christmas swiftly approaching, I was planning to en
Earlier this month a friend of mine invited me to comedi
While at junior school, I was fortunate enough to have a
For the last few weeks I, together with thousands of oth
Becoming tetraplegic isn’t a lifestyle choice I would ne
I’m usually a pretty calm, relaxed, laid-back sort of pe
Paralysis is rather like an iceberg.
I never cease to be amazed by the bizarre comments peopl
Life’s a funny old business, isn’t it?
A few weeks ago I went along after work to the Velazquez
I’m 30 and I’ve never been on a plane.
As a wheelchair user, I have three chief enemies in life
The Holocaust is normally associated with the slaughter
One of the highlights for me of this year's BBC autumn s
So were you surprised by the title of this column?