Category: Thoughts

Was this a missed TV opportunity?

A little secret about me, I love daytime tv. So much so that after work for years I’ve YouTubed many clips from daytime tv from the current day, watched endless debates, tv segments and interviews – it’s just what I enjoy. I think it’s something to do with the...

5 barriers for disabled people becoming trustees

Did you know only 6% of formal volunteers are disabled? (taken from an article by Neil Crowther) As I write this, it is National Trustees’ Week. I’ve been a trustee a couple of times in my career and I’ve just been appointed as trustee for a charity which I’m...

Ad | My Wheelchair Q&A

This post is kindly sponsored by Millercare who are mobility specialists with showrooms around the UK. I have a lot of interest from people about my wheelchair and although I get a bit huffy if strangers ask me “how fast does it go then?” as an opening liner –...

My Ultimate Netflix Guide

I love watching TV. I find it really comforting to have on in the background and I love a good snack-filled back to back watching sesh too. It’s got to be said though, I don’t like wasting my time either so recommendations are KEY for a good boxset. So...

How am I with the pandemic going on you ask? Well…

I’ve been wanting to post for so long, but I have so many thoughts in my brain – whilst also being in such a slow paced environment and it feels really weird to do normal day to day stuff at the moment. Is it too insensitive to blog at...

“You can’t say anything anymore!”

In the rise of people such as Piers M*rgan and Katie H*pkins, this phrase is said a lot. But I’m just going to get to my point. I don’t understand it. If I say something to someone that’s not ok, or could be said better I am #mortified and...

UberAccess showed me how travelling should be | AD

Hello, can I order a taxi please?  Phone Operator: Yes of course love, do you want it now?  Me: Yes please, I’m in a wheelchair so can I have an accessible one..?  Phone Operator: “We don’t do those, I’m afraid” “You’ll have to book at least 24 hrs in...

Staring: My Honest Experience and Advice

For World Mental Health Day, I’ve decided to tackle a topic that affects me pretty much every day and has a massive impact on my mental health. On a good day, I make an effort with my appearance, I zone it out, I smile or I choose to ignore...

5 Small Things That Make Me Happy

If you follow me on social media, you may know I’ve been a bit of a grump this week due to feeling “a bit under the weather” as some of us like to say. When I’m poorly though, I don’t just say I’m “a bit under the weather”. I...

Please Don’t Use My Life, To Make Yours Feel Better

The picture above is me feeling on top form. I’ve got mi new dress on (included in my latest fashion favourites), the tassels make it feel even fancier. I’d curled my hair, contoured my cheeks and even put more than one shade of eyeshadow on. I’d put this picture...