Guest Blog: Finding My Voice

This post is written by Will Saunders, I met Will about a year ago now and we talked all things inclusion, sustainability and it turns out we had many things in common. So recently Will opened up about his own experiences and I asked if he’d like to share...

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...

5 online event ideas you could lead for Disability History Month

As you may or may not know, Disability History Month is just around the corner on 22nd November to 22nd December in the UK. I know that there are a lot of awareness months/weeks out there – I think these are great opportunities for us to learn about the...

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 –...

Are The Apple Airpods Worth It?

If you’ve been here a while you may know, I love technology and making life easier any way possible. A couple of years ago, I was gifted the Sennheiser PXC 500 headphones – you can read my review here. It was then I discovered the whole wireless listening tech...

10 Ways to Create Boundaries on Social Media Use

Ok, let’s be real – this pandemic has shaken us all up in so many ways. Personally, my world has shifted quite a bit since March 2020. With spending time at home pretty much 24/7, I’ve found myself needing to have a word with myself. This word was my...

Challenging the Typical Working from Home Tips

Since lockdown began there have been a lot of blogs and articles giving people advice on being “productive as possible” whilst being at home. I look at some of these articles and notice how similar they are and are aimed at people who are non disabled and have a...

Am on’t Standard Issue Podcast – All about Shielding

How are we all doing ey? I’ve been wanting to do a mega blog post all about shielding but I haven’t really known where to start. As luck would have it, The Standard Issue Podcast got in touch and asked if I wanted to be a guest. Coincidence? I...