Happy 50th Jane! / 11 May 2009
When her parents were told that Jane Campbell wasn't expected to live much beyond her teens, the world hadn't bargained on her being one of the most tenacious Crips that they were to ever meet!
In true Jane style she has marked her passing years with 'Not dead yet!' birthday celebrations, and has blown a resounding raspberry at the various ailments and impairment related setbacks that have come her way, sometimes resulting in hospital stays. Typically a number of these resulted in her challenging discriminatory practices around life and death issues.
Recognised for the amazing energy that she puts into her work with Disabled people, Jane became Baroness Campbell of Surbiton and has used this position to work within the mighty establishment alongside such notables as Rosalie Wilkins, Jack Ashley, et al.
She celebrated her 50th birthday last weekend along with friends and family. If you wish to add your own best wishes to these celebrations, please add a comment to this blog and she will see them.
Happy birthday Jane. Here's to many more ...