MY BLOG

By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 06 Aug 2021

Driving Forwards

On the precipice of starting her adult life, aged eighteen, Sophie, a rebellious and incorrigible wild child, crashed her car and was instantly paralysed from the chest down. Rushed to hospital, everything she had dreamed for her life was instantly forgotten and her journey to rediscover herself and build a different life began. But being […]
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 04 Aug 2021

Dispatches: The Secrets of Amazon

My Dispatches report for Channel 4 on the Secrets of Amazon. Watch the episode on All4 by following the link here.
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 01 Dec 2020

Dispatches

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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 15 Oct 2020

Disability Hate Crime

Excerpt: As a disabled woman, I have suffered various forms of abuse since my spinal injury in 2003.
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 13 Apr 2020

Conde Naste Traveller

https://www.cntraveller.com/article/positive-lessons-to-learn-from-lockdown
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 20 Mar 2020

Disability and Covid 19

In the seventeen years since I was paralysed in a car crash I have spent days, weeks and even years trapped at home for health reasons. And I am not the only one. For thousands of people with physical or mental disabilities, as well as long term health conditions, this is a part of our […]
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 19 Feb 2020

Channel 4 to embark on Olympic journey with Sophie Morgan

Press release from Channel 4: 14 January 2020 Sophie Morgan is setting out on her biggest adventure yet- travelling from India to Japan on a Mad Max-style Trike. Sophie Morgan: The Longest Route To The Games (w/t), a 2×60’ commission from specialist factual, is to be produced by Full Fat TV and sees the campaigner […]
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 03 Jan 2020

No Triumph, No Tragedy BBC Radio 4

No Triumph, No Tragedy What a wonderful privilege it was to be interviewed on Radio 4 by Peter White this week. Program Description on BBC: “Peter White, who has been blind since birth, interviews Sophie Morgan, the artist, media commentator and disability activist who became a wheelchair user in 2003 after a car accident. Sophie was only […]
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 03 Jan 2020

Sky’s Celebrity Portrait Artist of the Year 2019

In December last year I featured on Sky’s Celeb Portrait Artist of the Year! It was a brilliant experience, if not a little daunting. Each celeb was asked to do a portrait in 4 hours not only being recorded for the show but also in front of a live audience! I was invited to draw […]
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 03 Jan 2020

Leonard Cheshire’s Global Ambassador for Inclusive Education

As a wheelchair user, I often learn a lot about a country on arrival – whether I want to or not – but a pleasant surprise awaited me when I landed in Nairobi. My chair was still in one piece and an enthusiastic group of ground staff provided prompt and faultless assistance. So far, SO […]
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By: Sophie Morgan
Published: 03 Dec 2019

CITY AM: Disability Employment Rights

My article in City AM All we want for Christmas is for politicians to commit to helping disabled workers As we hurtle towards the polls this week, my thoughts are turning to how disabled people can make their voices heard during an unusually festive election period (the last December General Election was in 1923). I love […]
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