Lessons we shouldn’t forget

Like most in the disabled community I have not stopped shielding throughout this pandemic – but amongst the unforgettable tragedies there have been some valuable lessons that hopefully won’t be lost or forgotten. It’s important to remember that the 13.9 million disabled people living in the UK have been adapting their lives for many yearsContinue reading “Lessons we shouldn’t forget”

Why can’t I access a smear test?

Let’s talk…. This is a subject we need to talk more openly about, and that does mean ALL genders. it’s not a subject we should or can shy away from – yes it’s one of those taboo subjects that people in all walks of life struggle to talk about. The lack of access to smearContinue reading “Why can’t I access a smear test?”

How harmful is Inspirational porn?

‘Inspirational porn’ what do those two words mean to you? The saying goes you “learn something new everyday” and if I am being completely honest that’s very true. It wasn’t until last year I came across the saying inspirational porn, unaware of what it actually meant. I wanted to dig deeper and find out moreContinue reading “How harmful is Inspirational porn?”

My Heritage DNA kit

I have been meaning to write this for a while, and when I say a while we are talking about a year (like it’s a royal we!). so here we go no time like the present. Finding out about my heritage until recently has never been on my radar which is surprising considering I’m suchContinue reading “My Heritage DNA kit”

Why are people afraid?

Disability/impairment – what is it that scares people? It is a question I would love to get my wheels stuck into with a room full of people and ask why? Who, just because we are disabled are being seen as different – less than, less able. If anything that’s being proven more though our voicesContinue reading “Why are people afraid?”

I’m back! – My activism goals for 2021

Hey there, happy new year – missed me? It has definitely been strange not writing but I stopped the urge to come back early, it was hard I can tell you. But I am all rested and ready to get my wheels stuck back into things, I love nothing more than a fresh diary toContinue reading “I’m back! – My activism goals for 2021”

Season greeting!

Hey there, Wow can you believe Christmas Day is just two days way, it definitely doesn’t feel like a year has nearly passed us by. So before the end of the year I wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas and send you all the good vibes for 2021 – as heck we’re going toContinue reading “Season greeting!”

Forgotten Minority – Accessible Advent

Those two words ‘forgotten minority’ you would think if you shouted these two words from the roof tops people would hear, listen and ask why do you feel this way, but over the years it’s been proven not to be the case. It’s a cycle that seems to repeat itself over and over that makesContinue reading “Forgotten Minority – Accessible Advent”