Achievements, Gadgets, Musings

Crafting With A Physical Disability – Finding My Thing

I’m a fidget. I’m not very good at doing nothing. If I’m watching tv I’m crafting, if I’m crafting I’m watching tv. I can even craft and read now thanks to my audiobook discovery. For somebody that can’t move very much, I’m never still. My hands have to be kept busy, and if they’re not… Continue reading Crafting With A Physical Disability – Finding My Thing

Gadgets, Musings

The Ups And Downs of Reading, Books, Ebooks and Audiobooks – World Book Day

I saw a lady on the bus this weekend, she was reading a book quite intently and I felt a little envious. It’s World book day tomorrow. Of all the national and world days this is one I approve of. Along with national tea day, obviously. In my life both should be celebrated everyday. In… Continue reading The Ups And Downs of Reading, Books, Ebooks and Audiobooks – World Book Day

Gadgets, Musings

The Last Straw?

For many people using a straw is a novelty. Something that livens up a drink in a pub, makes a cocktail more fun, allows you to drink a thick milkshake without getting a moustache. Anyone remember being a kid and purposefully trying to get a shake/Ribena moustache? No. Maybe that’s another thing from my weird… Continue reading The Last Straw?

Birmingham, Gadgets, Musings, Oxford

Naidex – The NEC Birmingham

  Staying at Douglas House in Oxford last week was the perfect opportunity for me to attend Naidex, at The NEC in Birmingham (just over an hours drive away), Europes biggest disability trade show for professionals and consumers. Somehow (shamefully) I had never heard of or come across Naidex before, until a fellow wheeler introduced me.… Continue reading Naidex – The NEC Birmingham