My Life

First time Participating in NanoWrimo 2019 — Day 13

My friend, Shannon, has told me about Nanowrimo this year, so we both have signed up to hit this year's challenge. Nanowrimo (National Novermber Writing Month), for those of you that don't know, is a challenge for all writers in all disciplines. The aim of the challenge is to have a piece of work that… Continue reading First time Participating in NanoWrimo 2019 — Day 13

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My Life, Restaurants & Bars, Reviews

Weatherspoons, Ocean Village, Southampton – Restaurant Review

Star Rating: ⭐⭐ This restaurant is easy to get to, but unfortunately has steps up to the front entrance; which means I could not get into the restaurant this way. Instead, I have to gain access through the garden connected to the restaurant; this I think is fine as it allows there is more space… Continue reading Weatherspoons, Ocean Village, Southampton – Restaurant Review

My Life

My Writer Mindset and Projects

Since I can remember, I have always had a passion for writing; I have always enjoyed it; conjuring up new characters, new plots and everything in between. I have found creating these stories therapeutic, I feel like I can lose myself in these alternative words and channel my emotions into my stories. Along with channelling… Continue reading My Writer Mindset and Projects

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Student Elections At University

Standing up for what’s right and for what I believe in has always been the top of my priorities as I have grown up, I believe in equal chances and equal opportunities for everyone, regardless of ability. I have had Cerebral Palsy since birth, affecting all four of my limbs and causes me to use… Continue reading Student Elections At University

My Life, Student Life

Love & Loss: A Collection of Short Stories

Sitting here, holding my first published book feels surreal; I have dreamed of being a writer since I was young, writing stories on whichever idea came to my head, building it into something bigger. But never did imagine that I would be given the opportunity to get a number of my stories published. At De… Continue reading Love & Loss: A Collection of Short Stories

Changing Places Reviews

Changing Places – Cadbury World

The location of the 'Changing Places' facility within the Cadbury world tour is in a corridor off to the entrance and the main check-in desk. I think the location of the facility is very good as means that people can use the facility before and after the tour, visitors with disabilities are also told that they… Continue reading Changing Places – Cadbury World

Disability, My Life

The battle of securing my new wheelchair seating — Rock For Disability

A year ago I was assessed for a new wheelchair. The assessment was done by Milbrook wheelchair services who are based in Chandlers Ford and cover Hampshire and surrounding areas . It was concluded that my base, motor and electrics were fine to be used but I would need new seating. So the ocupational therapist…… via… Continue reading The battle of securing my new wheelchair seating — Rock For Disability

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Tills Vs Wheelchair – Little Sea Bear

Hi guys, It's Shannon from Little Sea Bear.  My friend, Sophie, asked me to write this awhile ago and I nearly forgot but thankfully, as I sat here, trying to think what to write, spoke to dad about it and asked online, Sophie's request shot back to mind. Sophie and I decided it should be… Continue reading Tills Vs Wheelchair – Little Sea Bear

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 is 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