Embracing the Worst Case Scenario

Hello! It’s been a while hasn’t it? Following on from my last blog I thought I’d talk about challenging myself and how I’ve already been doing that this year. As you know, I have a lot of anxieties about doing everyday tasks. I can officially say that I’m well and truly conquering that already 4 […]

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Keep smiling, look fo’t silver lining

When opening social media at the moment I hold my breath and prepare for the next ‘breaking news’ of 2016. What a year, I’m not going to go into my thoughts on the world, deaths and politics right now because it’s a bit grim isn’t it. Instead I thought I’d write a blog post of my personal highlights […]

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Every Little Helps

Don’t worry – this isn’t an ad for a well known supermarket. This time of year there’s a lot of shopping going on. People are #PANICKING. Shopping can be a hard task for me as a disabled person anyway like traveling to the actual shops etc but add in those panic buyers and generally busy […]

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Can I just ask?

Today is International day of persons with disabilities (I always find the “persons” bit weird…) and I thought I’d answer the most common questions I get asked, mostly by strangers, at least once a month, just for the lols *note: this blog may contain wit and sarcasm How old are you? 23 Have you always […]

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Small arms, great barn(et)

One thing I love, if you can’t tell already is taking time on my appearance and my hair is no different. However, having short arms can make make this a difficult and sometimes infuriating task. It’s taken a lot of years to practise and a lot of patience to master styling my hair. In this blog I’m […]

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Storage, String and Stick on Silicon

Everyone knows I talk about my grabber a great deal, it’s the varnish to my nail – the air to my tyre. Recently I’ve had a little revamp of my room, and since going through it all I realised I have a few more items that I couldn’t live without which make my life so […]

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Looks, Layers and too many Leaves

Before we start, let’s just establish – I’m Northern. So I’m still not wearing a winter coat and I probably won’t even start wearing a scarf until December. I’m not ridiculous though, I know it’s starting to get cold now so I thought I’d tell you what usually starts to happen at this time of […]

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What’s in my Bag?

Image of bright pink and green striped bag

Whilst we’re still waiting for fashion to sort itself out (cc my last blog) let me tell you a fun fact. If anyone doesn’t know, my mum is a pretty great sewer. For a long time I was a nightmare of a daughter and refused any offer of clothes making because everyone else buys from the […]

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The Season of Shiny Shoes

Hello one and all Let’s all just establish one thing – I’m not a regular blogger. I’m sorry, I’m disappointed too. The point of this particular blog in the first place however, is to tell you what fashion pieces I’m loving at the moment and if I’m really honest, it’s not great for some little people like […]

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Holiday Highlights

If you don’t know already. I’ve just got back from a glorious holiday filled with lots of, well if I’m honest food and drink between lots of reading and sunbathing. That was exactly what I needed. I thought I’d give you my top few highlights from a ShortSparkle’s perspective, because wherever I go, there’s always a […]

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