Vlog: Demi Lovato in Manchester!

This week I’ve posted my first ever vlog, it’s a long one so get a brew – sit back and relax. If you’re a fan of Demi Lovato you’ll love this. If not, just watch the first bit and see me and Charben tackle travelling to Manchester! To watch the vlog – click on the […]

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Starting a blog – What’s stopping you? | Introducing Inkbike.com

Recently I did an interview with the newly launched Inkbike – a fab new website founded by Kaeyo Mayne which talks about building projects and businesses from the very start. What a brilliant idea! I feel like we’ve all got skills and things to offer to the world, but it’s scary to put yourself out […]

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Like music t’ mi ears | A Review of Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless Headphones

image of gem with headphones and looking at phone

When you test a new pair of headphones, speakers or any sound device what song do you pick? I choose anything that is by Queen. Ah the harmonies. Now – warning I’m going to be upfront and admit I was very kindly sent Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless Headphones from Sennheiser to review so massive thanks […]

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Honest life update | PIP and all

  Woah. Its been a long time since I last blogged and that’s for a number of reasons so I thought I’d give you an update… PIP application In April I got the dreaded letter saying that my DLA (Disability Living Allowance) was stopping and I had to apply for PIP (Personal Independent Payments). For […]

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Video | Top Tips on Public Speaking

Gem Turner in front of fireplace

This week I’ve got a video to share all about public speaking. I’m not going to lie, this is something I’ve always hated (you’ll see why in the video) but I’ve had to develop these skills for previous jobs and opportunities – so I thought I’d talk about the tips and tricks I’ve learned along […]

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What Makes a Good Taxi Driver? | Disability and Travel

Gem in long hotel lobby hallway

*Disclaimer – I had no images of me in a taxi and I’m too shy to take one so I used a random image of me in a hotel lobby instead* Now, I know most of my blogs basically include me moaning about the world whilst trying to see the funny side. But this week […]

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An Interview with Shani Dhanda: What is the Diversability Card?

I’ve known Shani for a few years now. I can tell you she’s hilarious, always has a cuppa in her hand whilst talking about how to tackle barriers we face as disabled people in the world. She is one of those friends who I can just whats app and talk about projects we’re up to […]

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Video: My Favourites (in the sun)

Hello! Welcome back – and if you’re new welcome! This week I’ve posted a chilled video chatting about some of the things I am enjoying. As most of these were gifts I’ve not done the usual youtuber’y thing and linked the products – but to be honest I just had a giggle making this with […]

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Turning 25 | 25 Things to be Grateful For

This week I turned 25. Another year! Recently I’ve been seeing people who were in my life years ago. You know how it is, you’re just in the pub and you see that teacher you haven’t seen in aaages. The memories come flooding back and you tell yourself you’re not at school and you’re an […]

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