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!
There’s no rule book for being disabled, nobody tells you what life is going to be like when you are diagnosed with a condition or you find that life has decide to take a detour. Your thrown in at the deep end and told to swim. For a while, you seek a solace in others … Continue reading An Alien in my own Minority
It's my birthday in a few weeks, a time to celebrate. For me, birthdays carry an extra significance. I am very socially aware that I am one of the luckier ones, my disability does not affect my life span, I should in theory live a full and healthy life. I have had to bear the … Continue reading In another life….
I have lived my life whilst being stared at as people, not always the young, look at me like I’m an alien, not knowing what to say for fear of causing offence. These days, kids are brought up with TV shows rammed wall to wall with disabled people in shows like Ballamory and Tracey Beaker, … Continue reading We won’t bite.