“All the millionaires and that, they are sat there in their big houses and judge us. The benefits people always fob us off, every week they say ‘You can’t expect us to give you money straight away.’ and yeah, that’s alright but you don’t know how we have to live, what state we have to live in and you’re there going home to your nice food, to your brand new car, a seven bedroom house and were left here and no one has a care in the world.”
Stories about Simon and Kirsty
Personally I’ve had experience of Epilepsy all of my life, my Mother was diagnosed with the condition at birth and I’ve been her full time Carer since 1994. Growing up in close proximity to an illness rendered it’s power, mystery and stigma mute for me. It’s always been a part of my families life. It’s a part of our everyday.