lifestyle, Wheelchair life

Solitude, Stress and Sanity – World Mental Health Day

We all have mental health, just like we all have physical health. People have their different struggles. I’m pretty rubbish at running. De-stressing, unwinding, and letting off steam isn’t always as spontaneous or easy to achieve when you rely on the assistance of others to do stuff. I’m not sure that in the midst of… Continue reading Solitude, Stress and Sanity – World Mental Health Day

Musings, Wheelchair life

12 Ways To Keep Cool As A Wheelchair User

Wheelchair users can be cool dudes, but that’s not what this post is about. I’m probably not the best to give advice for that as I sit here doing crochet and drinking a brew from my china cup. It’s got hot again. A bit like this time last summer. It tends to happen during the… Continue reading 12 Ways To Keep Cool As A Wheelchair User

Musings, Wheelchair life

I Went To A Graveyard So I Could Live

Sounds a bit dramatic doesn’t it? Well it’s much more true than I’d ever like to wish. The rebel that I am not, I went for a walk the day before shielding was paused. Yep shielding has paused, on the week that cases start to rise here in England UK. But we won’t go into… Continue reading I Went To A Graveyard So I Could Live

Accessible Toilets, Musings, Restaurants and Cafes, Shopping, Wheelchair life

Disabled Access Day – Isn’t Just A Day

Inadequate access. Good access. Crazy access. Access. It’s basically why I blog, why I started writing and ranting to you almost four years ago. I wanted to raise awareness of what access is, how it can improve and the places that get it spot on. Because it’s a part of my life. Access isn’t just… Continue reading Disabled Access Day – Isn’t Just A Day

Musings, Wheelchair life

12 Steps to Becoming a Confident Wheelchair User (pun intended)

I recently got a new wheelchair, well I got it almost a year ago, but things take time to get used to. You may have heard my moans. It wasn’t until I got my new wheels, a chair totally different than any I’ve had before, that I really considered the impact my wheelchair has on… Continue reading 12 Steps to Becoming a Confident Wheelchair User (pun intended)

Musings, Restaurants and Cafes, Wheelchair life

12 Frustrations Of Being A Wheelchair User

You may remember my 11 Perks Of Being A Wheelchair User? Well there is a flip side to most things and bound to be some frustrations too. Surprisingly these are not often to do with the wheels themselves, more often its environment, society and unaware beings. Although there are today around 1.2 million wheelchair users… Continue reading 12 Frustrations Of Being A Wheelchair User

Musings, Restaurants and Cafes, Shopping, Wheelchair life

11 Perks Of Being A Wheelchair User

I feel I’ve been ranting to you a lot lately. There’s been a fair few negatives in life with accessibility to the cinema and Latitude Festival being a bit of a downer. It’s not all doom and gloom though. So I thought this week I would share with you some of the upsides to having… Continue reading 11 Perks Of Being A Wheelchair User