AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide

AccessAble App/Website – an accessibility guide that could change your life! Going out is as simple as picking a place, grabbing your keys, purse/Wallet maybe a jacketed if it’s chilly. Oh how I/many would love to say yes this is totally what happens. Being disabled you become a master planner. Research can be key toContinue reading “AccessAble – An Accessibility Guide”

Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!

Wheels in uproar. Last week my eyes where in disbelief at what I was reading and I wasn’t alone! Did you hear about the ‘A Day In My Wheels Challenge’ TV presenter Lorraine Keane and 25-strong group made up of celebrities, businesspeople and politicians took part in the 24 hour challenge – Keane wanted toContinue reading “Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!”

My journey, my new WAV!

Blue badge at the ready ‘In the words of William Wallace ‘FREEDOM’ Ever been so excited about something you can’t help but think you might burst – I was like a kid in a sweet shop the day my shiny new WAV (wheelchair accessible vehicle) was delivered. Normally I am a very patient person whenContinue reading “My journey, my new WAV!”

Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services

Disclaimer: This post is a paid partnership with AccessAble & National Highways. As always, my comments are honest and entirely my own. Accessibility, Diversity, Inclusion. Every now and then I need to pinch myself – finding my voice and a real passion, for not just sharing my world living as a disabled person, but beingContinue reading “Highways England: Access Guides for Motorway Services”

A real sh*ty reminder

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. Several times over the past few weeks, i can safely say I’ve had a real toilet slap in the face reminder, why it’s so vital to have access to a crazy thing like a ‘toilet’. As a campaigner you feel likeContinue reading “A real sh*ty reminder”

Calling on all Local Authorities.

Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. “Life changing” Would these two words automatically pop to mind when thinking or talking about a toilets? My guess is probably not and why would they – the ‘call of nature’ is a natural bodily function that happens multiple times aContinue reading “Calling on all Local Authorities.”

Staycations: And being disabled

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article. All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. ‘Staycations’ have made a big boom this year. With hotels, caravan parks and cottage rentals booked up for months, and why not the UK has some incredible places to visit. Expedia saw a 75% increase inContinue reading “Staycations: And being disabled”

National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?

It’s been nearly two weeks since the launch of the National Disability Strategy – this long-awaited strategy, named by the Prime Minister ‘most ambitious endeavor on disability in a generation’. How has this long-awaited supposed “game changer” been received with a muted response from charities and other organisations that represent the interests of 14.1 millionContinue reading “National Disability Strategy – does and will it make difference?”