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?”

The taboos around disability and sex!

I’m going to keep with the theme of taboo subjects when it comes to disability – last week I spoke about ‘talking about disability seen as a taboo subject’ the week it sex and disabled people! Why? Because sex seems to be one of the top questions on some people’s minds when having a conversationContinue reading “The taboos around disability and sex!”

Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!

Hi my name is Kerry. And yes, I am a disabled woman. And no, I’m not a taboo topic. An estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK, and yet talking about disability is still seen as a taboo topic in 2021. So is it really surprising that feelings of awkwardness is involved on bothContinue reading “Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic!”

A safe space at MK Snap!

We all know that i’m a sucker for a good toilet story and by far this is probably one of the most heartwarming and yet at the same time a heartbreaking one. Of a young man that just wanted his independence. last year I had the pleasure of meeting this amazing lady called Angie. SheContinue reading “A safe space at MK Snap!”

Ignoring disabled customers

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored article. All views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blogger’s own. Have you ever taken much thought to when it coming to going shopping, eating out or going to watch a movie? No. And why would you, it’s almost easy to get lost in a world that’sContinue reading “Ignoring disabled customers”

Who are you?

How would you respond if I asked, “Who are you?” While the question may seem simple, it can also be a deceiving and complex one. You would of course answer to the best of your ability, the same as I would, but if for argument sake what if I also offered “what ifs.” For instance,Continue reading “Who are you?”

Facing the physical transitions

Transitions are a part of life from the moment we’re born. We go through puberty as teenagers and our bodies change. We move out of our parents’ place to go to university or start a new job. We get older, some of us have kids, and our perspectives change. When living with Muscular Dystrophy weContinue reading “Facing the physical transitions”