“You don’t mind showing your flesh, do you?” | Disability and ‘Body Confidence’

Today is ‘International Day of Persons with Disabilities’ and I always like to do a bit of a deeper, personal post on this day. Last year I wrote about the weird questions people ask me as a disabled person. If you didn’t catch it, you can read it here. This year I asked on twitter … More “You don’t mind showing your flesh, do you?” | Disability and ‘Body Confidence’

Wheel Appeal

Bit of a weird title, I know. I couldn’t think of a good one so this is all we’ve got. I started driving when I was 2 years old, I think anyway. Apparently when I first got my chair I would only drive in cirlces. Dad would say “try and go forward Gem” obviously I … More Wheel Appeal

It’s so Great you Get Out! | The truth about ‘getting out’

I’ve had a full on week this week full of events and catching up with friends and it’s been glorious. I’m shattered, not because it’s been hard physically, but because I’ve had to deal with the public. I kind of see it like one of those arcade machines with the coins that build up. Each … More It’s so Great you Get Out! | The truth about ‘getting out’