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
A quote "Circus Starr - the Circus with a purpose" And how true is this quote - circus Starr goes above and beyond to make everyone feel included from wheelchair users like myself to the visually impaired with auto descript headphones. It's been a few weeks now since I went to see Circus Starr i … Continue reading Roll up, roll up! Circus Starr has come to Milton Keynes!
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!
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
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
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.