Gill, Tom

Tom Gill
1 August 2017Comment

Poet, photographer and disability rights activist

Keith Armstrong being arrested in Parliament Square, London, probably at a Disabled People’s Direct Action Network action in March 1995 demanding the right to accessible public transport. Photo: estate of Keith Armstrong, photographer unknown

A baking summer day in the early 1960s. I’m in my pushchair, trundling along the road to Aldermaston with my CNDing parents, and somewhere on the fringe of my toddler’s consciousness, there’s a Cheshire cat smile, floating in the heat haze.…