Tag: Wheelchair

“I like your hair, did your mum do it for you?”

Ok, let me take you back to 10 years ago… 2009. The year I left high school, the year mum let me box dye my hair nearly black and I was probably texting from my velvet covered Nokia flip phone asking my friends “wuu2?”. I wasn’t as shy as...

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...

Wheel Appeal

Bit of a weird title, I know. I couldn’t think of a good one so this is all we’ve got. I started driving when I was 2 years old, I think anyway. Apparently when I first got my chair I would only drive in cirlces. Dad would say “try...

Styling Smart When You’re Small

When I was in Primary School teachers told me I didn’t have to wear school uniform due to my small size (cc my old blog where you can see how mini I was: Being Young and Disabled | 24 things I’ve Learned so far…) Being my stubborn self, I obviously...

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...

Let’s ava catch up!

Eeh dear it’s been a while ant it! I thought I’d do a little catch up post of what I’ve been up to and my favourite things of February. First of all I’m just getting over a DOUBLE whammy illness and broken rib so that’s been fun. Have you ever...

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...

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...