Rainy Day - Noun - 1) when it’s raining, pouring and the old man is snoring 2) when you’re just having a bad day.
Being a student can be hard at the best of times, what with the deadlines, the tiny budgets, the endless reading lists and the mouldy hovels landlords tend to push us towards. However, being a disabled student adds another level entirely. Deadlines bring the dread of wondering if you will be physically able to complete… Continue reading Help! I’m a disabled student!
Many businesses say that they can't afford to make access changes, but can they really afford not to?
As 2019 draws to a close, it is safe to say there have been a lot of ups and downs. For me, I leave this year in a different fashion to last - I leave with a different body, a different sense of self and a different perspective on the world. I have will leave… Continue reading Survival Tips for 2020
Great Britain will still exist with or without Brexit and we need to take that into account. What kind of country do we want to be left with after the storm of Brexit has passed?
Okay, so this isn’t a ‘How-To’ guide. It’s more of a ‘How-To Not Remove Human Rights’ type situation. Often, if I’m out and about with a friend or family member who is able-bodied, they begin to notice the inaccessible inequalities that they are surrounded with. Able-bodied people, it’s not your fault. It’s not something you… Continue reading Hints and Tips on Legally Discriminating Against the Disabled in 2019
In August, I undertook a scary life change by moving to Denmark to study for a year. It was something that I had researched, spent a lot of money in buying adequate thermal underwear for and, of course, had gotten very excited about! However, in the time that I was there, many things became apparent,… Continue reading Where have I been?
On Thursday, I welcomed a shiny new addition to the household. The beautiful I-go Crest Powerchair (in GOLD no less) arrived at my door in a box so big that Nia can hide in it to scare me. I was amazed at how quickly it arrived - we had only ordered it the day before… Continue reading What has 4 wheels, great boobs and a big smile? Me!