Disability and Exams: My Experience

It’s May, and for a lot of people that means one thing, exams. Eurgh. Even saying the word makes my skin crawl. I was never good with exams. In fact once, I got so stressed in high school that my tongue swelled and I couldn’t eat properly for days....

Great Expectations

When I go out, people make assumptions all of the time. And that’s ok, we all do. People assume I’m always with someone and I’m never just hanging out on my own. And if I am with someone they assume the person I’m with is my carer when actually...

Oh May Oh My

So from my blog and Twitter, it kind of looks like I had my birthday and disappeared. I did online but so much has happened since then so I thought I’d write my updates and thoughts for you on here. Here goes… Enhance the UK and Liability Magazine So...

You could do with lip fillers!

So picture the day, I’m strolling around John Lewis pretending I can afford everything in the shop. I decided I was going to treat myself to a lipstick for my birthday. I mean who am I kidding, it just happened to be near my birthday, I was going to...

Being Young and Disabled | 24 things I’ve Learned so far…

Today I am 24! Oh em gee can ya believe it. I’m not going to babble and say how I don’t feel 24 and it’s gone by so quick *dramatic forehead swipe*. Basically I thought I would tell you 24 things I’ve learnt so far growing up. A post that...

I’m just being friendly!

I’ve just had an incredible weekend socialising with people who all have Brittle Bones like me. We spent 3 days in a hotel laughing and joking. Mainly just hanging out without the worry of being asked how fast our chairs go or getting called ‘trouble’. It was great and we...

You’re Always so Happy!

I was in Sainsburys once and a lady at the till who I recognise waves. Naturally I wave back. I shout hello and we have a mutual nod, as you do. Then she suddenly shouts “you’re always happy aren’t you love, always got a lovely smile on your face!” pleased...

Accessorise in Spring Time

Ah Spring, oh how it’s good to see y’again. Well I like spring because it’s finally getting a bit sunny again and people stop telling me to put my coat on. If you don’t know what I’m on about check out my autumn blog from last year. One thing that...

The D Word…

The internet really is a wonderful thing. Especially when it brings communities together and allows people to share empowering messages about topics they possibly have never thought about before. Recently my friend, fellow disabled activist and selfie queen Karin Hitselberger (@Karinonwheels) started the hashtag #DisabledIsNotABadThing I absolutely love this as...

International Women’s Day – Disabled Role Models

Happy International Women’s Day everyone, I hope you had a great day and took time to remember or recognise the incredible women in your life. I thought I would write a quick, short blog and share some of my top disabled women I look up to as strong online role...