The day has finally arrived where I can share with the world, shout it from the roof tops... YES it's true I've been keeping a big secret since June 2018, As much as it was going to kill me to keep this secret I knew I had to, it was far to important to risk … Continue reading My secret with Tesco supermarket!!
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
Elderly and vulnerable people are being duped into handing over thousands of pounds for overpriced mobility aids. - Quote by BBC Rogue Traders Trying before you buy - wouldn't we all love to do this with everything we wanted to buy; This is just what some companies offer the vulnerable, staying in the comfort of your … Continue reading The hard sell – A salesman’s pitch to the elderly & vulnerable!
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
I'd never heard of the neater arm supports or the neater eater before, so was super excited but a little nervous at the same time as arm strength isn't as good as it was a few years back, but me being me I'm always up for trying anything once (within reason of course not about … Continue reading Test driving the Robotic arms
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
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
As this year marks a 100 years since women won the right to vote as I was reading about the suffragette I found a story about Rosa May Billinghurst the disabled suffragette and women's rights activist she was known as the 'cripple suffragette' I found myself wanting to know more about Rosa may Billinghurst and … Continue reading New found heroine – The Disabled Suffragette.