My name is Sam Cleasby and I am a blogger and owner of So Bad Ass. I have appeared in many newspapers and magazines. This includes articles in The Independent, The Mirror, The Daily Mail The Telegraph.  I was also regular writer for The Metro and have written for Psychologies Magazine and Red Magazine.  My work has been featured in many international newspapers and magazines in Australia and the USA including People Magazine.

Disability blogger

I’m a presenter on BBC Radio Sheffield hosting a Saturday morning lifestyle and family show from 10-12 called Nowt So Strange As Folk and have also appeared on BBC 5 Live, BBc Radio 2, BBC radio 4, the Jeremy Vine show and Womens Hour.

On television, I have been on Lorraine, This Morning and BBC Breakfast talking about disability, invisible impairments, IBD and ostomies.

I am available for television, radio, newspaper and magazine work and specialise in talking about ostomies, Crohns and Colitis, disability, invisible impairments, body positivity and accessibility. To discuss your requirements, get in touch at