lifestyle, Musings, Risdiplam

If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #10

If we were having coffee it would be in my garden. Because we’ve reached that stage again. Come full circle if you like. It’s been over a year since we were all told to stay at home. And I’ve taken that instruction, like I do most things, with determination, will power and a huge amount… Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #10

Musings, Wheelchair life

I’m Not Special – Language is Crucial

On the last day of accessible advent (I know that feels like forever ago!) I posted a comment that seemed to spark discussion. Door 24 - Language is crucial. Terms like ‘wheelchair bound’ and ‘special needs’ give a negative and incorrect message.So I decided to write about it a little more, and get the views… Continue reading I’m Not Special – Language is Crucial

lifestyle, Musings

If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #9

If we were having coffee it would again be virtually. How’s lockdown 3.0 going for all those in the UK? Not much different for me so far, as I’ve been shielding since March 2020. If we were having coffee I’d ask if you can believe it’s 2021?! I don’t know how that happened. I thought… Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #9

lifestyle, Wheelchair life

Accessible Advent

When I saw that @GinnyAndT was starting #AccessibleAdvent on social media I had to get involved. Every day of December I added my bit to #AccessibleAdvent by posting one thing that would make my life more accessible as a wheelchair user. For those of you that don’t have, or don’t follow me on social media,… Continue reading Accessible Advent

Musings

9 Winter Warmers For Dealing With The Cold

The older I get, the less a fan of winter I become. It’s 4.30pm right now, and it’s dark outside. I feel like hibernating, I mostly do (Edit: Even more so now we are on lockdown 2.0 of a pandemic that's been happening for going on a year now). I have no intention of leaving… Continue reading 9 Winter Warmers For Dealing With The Cold

Twenty Questions

Twenty Questions with – Fleur Perry

On my four year blogging anniversary celebration I announced that I’d be restarting the Twenty Questions series that I took a break from almost two years ago. Twenty Questions is fairly explanatory from the title. I ask fellow bloggers a set of questions that give us a little peek into their lives and personality. If… Continue reading Twenty Questions with – Fleur Perry

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

Musings

Shielding In Accessible Isolation

Warning: may contain rambling. I went out last week for the first time since March. When I say out I mean I went to the doctors for a necessary routine appointment. If I didn’t have to I wouldn’t have. It felt weird. And I came straight home. I’m still shielding (still without a sword!) and… Continue reading Shielding In Accessible Isolation

Musings

If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #6

If we were having coffee I’d tell you I really really miss coffee. Yes I’m predominantly a tea drinker. But I’m a coffee shop coffee drinker and it’s coming to iced coffee season. My favourite of them all. I want to sit in a café. I don’t want anything epic, just a quiet people watching… Continue reading If We Were Having Coffee – Life Musing #6