I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats




      I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats
What s the worst thing about being disabled Is it the shameless staring Is it that people assume you re a bit thick because you can t speak Or is it the fact that your friends always take you to theme parks just so they can jump the queues In fact, it s the stupid questions that really rile Lee Ridley, aka Lost Voice Guy And over the years he s been inundated with them, from people who have failed to engage their brains before opening their mouths Which is where I m Only In It for the Parking comes in think of it as a disabled FAQ, with funny sometimes painfully funny stories from Lee s less ordinary life.If you think you know what it s like to be disabled, prepare to have your perceptions skewered by the much loved Britain s Got Talent winner, the brilliant stand up who struggles to stand up, the Geordie without the accent And before you ask no, he really can t speak at all But he definitely has something to say. Free Read I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats author Lee Ridley For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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      I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats
 By Lee Ridley IBN : 1787631486 Format : Paperback – heartforum.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages
  • I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats
  • Lee Ridley
  • 27 September 2019
  • 1787631486

10 thoughts on “ I'm Only In It for the Parking: Life and laughter from the priority seats

  1. Louise Wilson says:

    I first saw Lee on Britain s Got Talent and I liked him on first sight He has Cerebral Palsy and he lost his voice so he has to use an electronic talker to speak for him He is a very clever and funny guy who s not afraid to make fun of his disability He came on stage wearing a tee shirt that resembled a disabled parking ticket with the slogan I m only in it for the parking At the end of each chapter, he tells us about questions he frequently gets asked, my jaw dropp...

  2. Lynda Baylem says:

    Brilliant Such an amazing guyThis book should be required reading by those responsible for Equality Diversity, Equal rights for all, those in society who should be making reasonable adjustments so that a level playing field can be created for all to follow their aspirational goals and dreams Brilliant Such an amazing guyThis book should be required reading by those re...

  3. Tony says:

    Loved this one Laughed out loud many a time which is a touch ironic, if you think about it.Lee s a stand up who won Britain s Got Talent in 2018 Right from the off, there was a twinkle of gittery and a degree of call out craft in his lines that made me and evidently a shedload of other people around the country as he won the show by popular vote think he had the goods.When not appearing on national TV of course, like most comics, he s a little less tame, a little less safe, and a little Loved this one Laughed out loud many a time which is a touch ironic, if you think about it.Lee s a stand up who won Britain s Got Talent in 2018 Right from the off, there was a twinkle of gittery and a degree of call out craft in his lines that made me and evidently a shedload of other people around the country as he won the show by popular vote think he had the goods.When not appearing on national TV of course, like most comics, he s a little less tame, a little less safe, and a littlefree to be a full on stand up, which just opens him up to atraditional comedy geek audience.Lee s got cerebral palsy, so the whole getting about the place thing is a bit of an embuggerance, and he can t speak, which is why he performs as Lost Voice Guy but he has a way of getting hi...

  4. Jane says:

    I purchased this book a while ago sorry Lee but on a spa weekend I found on my Kindle and I read this in one go I grew up with schools being called special people called spastic my mothers fear of Down Syndrome and sadly her view this would have been the end of the world I think back if I had been disabled I would not have had the chances or the love that Lee had.On another note I had no idea Lee came from the north East so when I got to the part where Lee had attend Barbra priestman I purchased this book a while ago sorry Lee but on a spa weekend I found on my Kindle and I read this in one go I grew up with schools being called special people called spastic my mothers fear of Down Syndrome and sadly her view this would have been the end of the world I think back if I had been disabled I would not have had the chances or the love that Lee had.On another note I had no idea Lee came from the north East so when I got to the part where Lee had attend Barbra priestman school in Sunderland I said to my husband Lee went to the school our friend has worked at for years and is praising this school and yes readers she does remember Lee so glad.Sadly in this day and age there is still not enough disabled people in media I watched The Last Leg by accident and so glad I have as this was breakthrough comedy also.This autobiogra...

  5. Claire Swain says:

    I abouselty loved this book I first saw Lee on BGT and I Immediately became a fan I was so pleased when he won the competition I have been trying to see one of his gigs ever since but sadly have not been able to due to distance and no wheel chair spaces left not Lee s fault Yet, for my birthday I was surprised with tickets for Lee s gig in October 2019 and I am very excited to see him live.Lee has wrote such a brilliant and honest book I really enjoyed learning about Lee s life and his I abouselty loved this book I first saw Lee on BGT and I Immediately became a fan I was so pleased when he won the competition I have been trying to see one of his gigs ever since but sadly have not been able to due to distance and no wheel chair spaces left not Lee s fault Yet, for my birthday I was surprised with tickets for Lee s gig in October 2019 and I am very...

  6. Lindsay says:

    We fell in love with Lost Voice Guy in Britains Got Talent and in this his first autobiography Lee Ridley opens up about his life in an open and honest view of life as a comic and how his trials and tribulations of living with a disability This book feels like a good friend telling you a story and will make you laugh out loud in places but throughout tells the story of an amazing comic who just happens to be disabled but ultimately is just a very funny guy dealing with real life in the only way We fell in love with Lost Voice Guy in Britain s Got Talent and in this his first autobiography Lee Ridley opens up about his life in an open and honest view of life as a comic and how his trials and...

  7. Graham King says:

    Loved this book Im one of those only familiar with Lee Ridley from BGT, but snapped up his book when it was on offer on Kindle So glad I did its a very funny, enjoyable, compelling and insightful read, and its left me itching to seek outof his stand up work, plus his Radio 4 sitcom He comes across as a lovely guy Cant recommend it enough som...

  8. Mrs Maureen Johnson says:

    Brilliant, funny, inspiring book so moved by Lees story so honest, so funny, so human EVERYONE should read this brutally honest and hilarious book See Lee on BGT but didnt know much of his back story A great book which was a real eye opener about one very funny man and how through comedy he found his voice Brillian...

  9. Hayley says:

    I never thought I d say I regret not watching Britain s Got Talent, but this guy is hilarious I can t believe I m so late in hearing about him I listened to the audiobook and burst out laughing countless times I got a lot of weird looks on the bus Lee Ridley is a fantastic comedian, I can t recomme...

  10. Katie C1990 says:

    What an absolutely amazing autobiography I loved reading this book What a truly inspirational guy Lee is I have loved him right from seeing him on BGT and this book had me laughing out loud It gave me insight into the struggles of his day t...

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