Disability, My Life

Redefining the word ‘independence‘ — My life kerry’s way

I have written about the importance of Independence in the past and you will hear me in almost all of my interviews talking about it as well. But I read something the other day that made me think, so let me talk about independence in a different way! As children we all strived to become […]Redefining… Continue reading Redefining the word ‘independence‘ — My life kerry’s way

My Life, Student Life

Emerging Writing Specialisms – Video Gaming

It is 2022, a bit late I know, but with 2022 comes the second year of my course, MA in Professional Creative Writing. What a year last year was, I am so glad I chose to do the course part-time studying three modules last year, three this year. A significant reason for choosing this course… Continue reading Emerging Writing Specialisms – Video Gaming

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Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic! — My life kerry’s way

Hi my name is Kerry. And yes, I am a disabled woman. And no, I’m not a taboo topic. An estimated 14 million disabled people in the UK, and yet talking about disability is still seen as a taboo topic in 2021. So is it really surprising that feelings of awkwardness is involved on both […]Talking… Continue reading Talking about disability seen as a taboo topic! — My life kerry’s way

Disability, My Life

Is it too hard to understand we just want independence! — My Life, Kerry’s Way

Lately, I have felt the majority of my conversations with people have been around the word independence – why I fight so hard and why we deserve to have our Independence. Surely it can’t be that difficult to understand why? Maybe it’s just me and my stubbornness to make the world a more inclusive place […]Is… Continue reading Is it too hard to understand we just want independence! — My Life, Kerry’s Way

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Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls — My life kerry’s way

*Some of the subject matter in this blog readers may find triggering. This is an article I wrote for Leonard Cheshire. When I started my blog, ‘My Life Kerry’s Way’, it never crossed my mind that I would receive negative or hateful comments just because I’m disabled and sharing my journey. I am all for […]Writing… Continue reading Writing on egg shells’ – impact of online trolls — My life kerry’s way

Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Warner Brothers Studio Tour London

Warner Brothers Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter already has great disability awareness and access around the entire tour and it has made further steps including securing a ‘Changing Places’ facility to ensure that anyone with any type of disability can use the toilet when they are in need of it.  The… Continue reading Changing Places – Warner Brothers Studio Tour London

Disability, My Life

National Disability Strategy: Will It Actually Do Anything? — Diary of a Disabled Person.

On 28th July 2021 the UK government published their National Disability Strategy, and were then promptly ruled to have breached the Equality Act by failing to provide British Sign Language interpretation for the coronavirus briefings. The irony is almost as staggering as the fact that someone has managed to fill 121 pages with absolutely nothing, […]National… Continue reading National Disability Strategy: Will It Actually Do Anything? — Diary of a Disabled Person.

Changing Places Reviews

‘Changing Places’ – Birmingham Bullring

The Changing Places facility in the Bullring was the first one that I discovered and I think that it is great to have one in the shopping centre as it is such a popular location and this way disabled visitors can use this facility and stay longer to make the most of their day with… Continue reading ‘Changing Places’ – Birmingham Bullring

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How Can Writing For Long Periods Of Time Effect Your Health Negatively? — My Rockin Disabled Life

People often think that creators have the best job on the planet because we can be our own boss and post whatever we want while getting paid to do it. I am not going to argue that content creation is a rewarding job because you can educate hundreds of thousands of people from countries you […]How… Continue reading How Can Writing For Long Periods Of Time Effect Your Health Negatively? — My Rockin Disabled Life