For the past two years, I’ve had the pleasure of being a Naidex Ambassador. Naidex is Europe’s largest disability event and exhibition which takes place every year at Birmingham NEC. This was my first time at Naidex as I was unable to attend last year. So I was looking forward to finally making it this year.
Well after a little break I thought I would bring back my monthly favourites. I’ve missed looking back and writing about the things I’ve loved each month. I always find it a good way to remember the things I’ve enjoyed as well as sharing my recommendations on anything from days outs, books, movies and more. [Read more…] about What I’ve Loved In March | #13
Disabled Access Day 2019 took place this past weekend and I was excited to support the event by visiting Stirling Castle. Historic Scotland hired a Mobiloo for Stirling Castle’s disabled access day event, so it was great to go along as a Mobiloo ambassador and support their amazing work on such a special day. [Read more…] about Stirling Castle Wheelchair Accessible Review | Disabled Access Day With Mobiloo
When I write about my disability and what it’s like living with Muscular Dystrophy, it is always from my perspective. My disability not only affects me, but it also affects my family and those closest to me. For a long time now I’ve wanted to get my family’s perspective on my disability and what better way to start off than by asking my parents. [Read more…] about Parenting A Child With Muscular Dystrophy | Q&A With My Parents
I remember the first time Allan spoke to me. It was two days before my 21st birthday and the day after I had been out with my sister and some friends for dinner and drinks. [Read more…] about Disability, Sex & Dating As A Wheelchair User
Going to the cinema to see the latest big blockbuster should be an enjoyable experience for everyone. The range of movies on offer means you are guaranteed to find something that interests you regardless of your age or whether you are alone or with friends and family. However, it seems like disabled people are finding it more difficult to enjoy the cinema experience or even go at all due to the lack of accessibility. [Read more…] about Accessibility In Cinemas: How Wheelchair Friendly Are Cinemas?
Having a disability always sparks some curiosity from other people whether we have just met or have known each other for years. I’m used to people asking me questions and as my condition progresses, it means my needs and abilities are changing which leads to more questions and general curiosities. [Read more…] about 5 Things I Do Differently Living With Muscular Dystrophy
I started capturing some of my favourite things of each month way back in January of this year and I’m happy that I’ve managed to do it every month since. Some months were a little tricky, but I always found positives to share. Writing this months post is very bittersweet and if I’m honest I’ve found it difficult to find things I’ve loved. [Read more…] about Things I’ve Loved in December | #12
Christmas has always been my favourite time of the year. As I get older the excitement has worn off somewhat, but with little nephews and nieces in my life, I can feel that excitement return and I’m getting into the festive spirit again. I’ve realised I enjoy the build-up and all the accessible Christmas activities more than the actual day itself. [Read more…] about 7 Amazing Accessible Christmas Activities For Ultimate Festive Cheer
It’s the end of November so that means only one thing. It is time for the second last instalment of the year in the ‘things I’ve loved’ 2018 series. I’ve enjoyed doing these posts as it’s a nice way to remind myself to focus on the positive things each month, no matter how big or small. Here are some of the things I’ve loved in November. [Read more…] about Things I’ve Loved in November | #11