The following piece was written for Scope has been written by myself Lady Kerry Thompson, disability and lifestyle blogger and Changing Places Campaign, Fi Anderson, disability Mummy blogger and Transport Ambassador for MDUK, and Emma Muldoon, accessible travel blogger and Mobiloo Ambassador from Scotland. We’re a group of friends who fight a very similar battle for accessible … Continue reading Guest collaboration for Scope – The Importance of Changing Places | World Toilet Day 2018.
What is World Toilet Day? World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19th November, is about taking action to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030. I seem to talk toilets ALL; well so my hubby tells me!! So here's me talking about toilets once again but surely it's acceptable as today is world toilet … Continue reading Nature is calling | World Toilet Day
On Wednesday 24th June was a massive stepping stone was made for the changing places toilets campaign a new bill has PASSED the 1st round in the house of Commons. How did this happen.A Ten Minute Rule Bill on changing places toilets was introduced by Paula Sherriff MP who did an amazing speech about the … Continue reading Changing Places Toilets Campaign – And House of commons
Traveling as a wheelchair user comes with its many obstacles, we have to be somewhat cautious with our wheelchairs as theses are essentially our legs, this doesn’t mean that we can’t have fun and immerse ourselves in different cultures; we just have to get a bit creative with how we do things at times. As … Continue reading My travel Tips as a wheelchair users for going abroad.
If you don't know me I'm quite a sarcastic/witty person thats always the first to take the Micky out of myself (I.e blonde and disabled you have no hope!!) So when it comes to things people say to me I've never got my wheels in a twist over it. I've been wheelchair depended for … Continue reading 15 things I’ve been asked as a Disabled person.
As you would have seen in the news reports over the last week it's suddenly dawned on the able-bodied world that there is a massive shortage in suitable housing for disabled people. Unfortunately this isn't as much of a surprise to us that are disabled we have known this for years. It's been called the … Continue reading Housing crisis
I'd like to start by thanking a fellow Muscular Dystrophy suffer and new friend simplyEmma.co.uk for tagging me in her blog 'The Disabled Blogger Tag' Emma is at the top of her game being the UK's top travel + disability blogger. 'The Disabled Blogger Tag' was created by Elin from My Blurred World it's an amazing … Continue reading The Disabled Blogger Tag
Let's face it not many people love being in hospital at the best of times it's not the most dignifying or pleasant experience sometimes, but being in hospital isn't easy when you have Muscular Dystrophy or any other disability for that matter the whole experience from start to finish can bring a whole host of … Continue reading Accessibility issues within NHS hospital’s for Disabled patience.
Are you a parent?! Can you Imagine changing your baby/toddler on a public toilet floor that hosts hundreds of germs! Is your answer 'hell no, that's why there is baby changing areas available'. What about a Disabled child or adult why is it classed as acceptable to use a dirty toilet floor or not be … Continue reading Changing places – Guest post with Jen & Handsome Riley
There’s something exciting about packing a little suitcase for a night away somewhere new, so when the opportunity to spend the night at Chicheley Hall thanks to a family wedding my little suitcase was packed in my head ready to go. I've always said that great Britain has to offer most beautiful places and countryside … Continue reading A wheelchair night at Chicheley Hall