who has a disability, trips and visits often must be planneddays; sometimes weeks in advance. There’s nothing more humiliating than turningup to a venue and realising you can’t get into an event or building, can’t usethe loos, or have someone looking at you, staring, in full internal panic whilethey cobble together a solution to this … Continue reading Adventure Seeker
Last year I made the decision to take up British Sign Language (BSL), it wasn’t new to me, I had attended a specialist school for people with a wide and varied range of disabilities, so much so my class mates and I were taught the basics of BSL to help me communicate with not only … Continue reading My Sign Language Journey
I love Christmas. I’m 31 now and my Mum still must tell me every Christmas Eve, that there’s to be absolutely no present opening or movement to happen before 6:30am. I hate Christmas Shopping. I mean, shopping excursions are a nightmare for people with disabilities at the best of times, but November hits and shopping … Continue reading All I Want for Christmas is Accessible Christmas Shopping
I was sad to hear about the Death of Stan Lee recently, I didn’t realise just how much of a comic book fan I was until my childhood was nearly over,I live in a small village with the best Fish and Chip shop for miles around, at the end of our road, maybe if that … Continue reading Stan Lee – The King of Empowerment
Going shopping is a nightmare for me, being sat down means that all I ever see is arses in my peripheral vision pushing, shoving and in some cases tutting at me as I try to navigate narrow pavement of a high street, badly placed A boards and inconsiderate parking make it stressful to even attempt … Continue reading Painting the Town Purple
Manners Maketh Man. That's what they say. My Mother and Father brought me up to be polite, kind and respectful back before social media took hold of our daily lives and trolls had rainbow hair and wishing gems in there Belly buttons Those where the days. I've had two instances of bullying throughout my life … Continue reading Clip Clapping over your rickety rackety bridge…
So my plan to be a YouTube Superhero is coming on quite nicely. By nicely I mean pangs of panic appear when I watch other YouTubers with disabilities who are by far, much younger, cooler and prettier than me. But I've brought the kit now and I'm actually reading books to help me get my … Continue reading Four Wheeled Wonder Woman NEEDS YOU!