For me being disabled means a lot of things. It means I am reliant on my powered wheelchair to act as my legs for the rest of my life. It means I can often attend several hospital and physio appointments just in the space of a week. It means I use medical equipment to keep … Continue reading Is feeling like a second class citizen ok!?
In aid of Changing Places Awareness Day 19th July 2019 This will be my 3rd year celebrating the world of changing places, it's definitely been named by my husband, family and friends as my favourite subject to talk about! I kinda fell into Campaigning about changing Places toilets by mistake after reading an amazing blog … Continue reading Changing places and why I started campaigning!
Let's talk smear tests and well everything lady parts! Im going to do a two parter post, The why I had to have an operation and the hospital ward I spent 24 hours on. On Tuesday the 23rd April I under went surgery where I was put under General anesthesia. If your unsure what General anesthesia is, it's … Continue reading My Operation – A fanny MOT!
What happens when a service that's meant to keep you safe in your home massively let's you down in ways that leaves you feeling scared to enter your own home! I have so many emotions to process anger, disappointment, frustrated, violated, lied too, scared my list is endless and I don't know how to stop … Continue reading A service that has massively failed me.
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!
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.