Secret Identity

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Vivek

Name: Vivek Gohil

Age: 27 

Type of Muscular Dystrophy: Duchenne

Describing Myself in 3 words: Creative + Witty + Determined

Roles: Blogger + Disability/Accessibility Crusader + DMD Pathfinder + MDUK Trailblazer + Muscle Owl Co-Editor

Why did I choose the username UncannyVivek?

To be honest it was an easy decision: the first Comic Book I ever read was Uncanny X-Men #230 + technically I’m also a mutant.

What are my hobbies?

  • Reading: Sci-fi novels, Fantasy novels, Comic Books
  • Gaming (whenever I can)
  • Anything related to Superheroes + Star Wars
  • Building LEGO sets
  • Cartoons, Nature/Science Documentaries
  • Meeting Friends
  • Disability Awareness

What annoys me the most?

–  Being stuck behind people who walk slowly or suddenly stopping in front of me

–  People that lie or don’t lie convincingly enough

– People who are constantly negative or attention-seeking

What would be my Superpower?

Telekinesis would be my ideal superpower. This would enable me to have complete independence, never encounter accessibility issues, face disability discrimination, bad public transport provisions that disabled people encounter everyday + (most importantly) to mess with people’s minds. 

What/Who is your Favourite?

Robot: R2D2

Sci-Fi Novel(s): The Void Trilogy by Peter F. Hamilton

Fantasy Author: George R. R. Martin for the A Song of Ice and Fire series

DC Superhero: Batman / Sinestro: DC Supervillain

Marvel Superhero: Spiderman / Magneto: Marvel Supervillain

Comic Book series: The Unwritten by Mike Carey

Cartoons: Justice League UnlimitedBatman Beyond + X-Men Evolution

Current Cartoon series: Samurai Jack + Star Wars: Rebels

Boxset: Breaking Bad

Ongoing TV series: Game of Thrones

Series Ending Unfinished: Dark Angel

Movie: Logan

Band: Coldplay

SNES/Game Boy: Super Mario World

PS2: Spiderman 2 / Halo 2: Xbox

PS3: Batman: Arkham City / Mass Effect trilogy: Xbox360

PS4 Game: The Witcher 3

What is your favourite trait in yourself?

It’s a tricky question to answer without sounding arrogant but my favourite trait of myself would be my courage. Courage has given me the tools to clearly voice my emotions or feelings clearly (a recent acquisition to be honest), quickly analyse a situation and experiences that could help other people in similar situations.

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