Disability, My Life, Student Life

My Life, My Disability

A few weeks ago, you were able to get to know a little bit more about me and where I am in life… Now here is more about me and my disability… I have Cerebral Palsy and it affects both my legs and left arm, it has caused me to use a wheelchair and will… Continue reading My Life, My Disability

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My Life

Who am I?

Hi, my name is Sophie Abel and I am 22 years – old. I am currently in my third year of study at De Montfort student University, studying Creative Writing & Journalism. I am a bubbly friendly person who can’t resist a challenge. I write regularly for my university’s magazine, ‘The Demon’ getting published in… Continue reading Who am I?

My Life, Student Life

Christmas Lights Switch On, Leicester 2018

Up until this year, I had not yet been on the Christmas lights switch on in Highcross Leicester, but this year, I really felt in the Christmas mood so I went. The event was on 22nd November, so it was n’t quite December, but I found this perfect timing, it had been a long and… Continue reading Christmas Lights Switch On, Leicester 2018

My Life, Student Life

HARRY POTTER PARTY! – LETSDISKO

Melody and were enjoying the freshers opening party at the 02 Academy in Leicester, we were just leaving the club for the night when I saw a big bright poster promoting a lets disco event that 02 Academy Leicester would be holding a LETSDISKO event later that year which was Harry Potter themed. Immediately I… Continue reading HARRY POTTER PARTY! – LETSDISKO

Disability, My Life, Travel

Bearing Disability Transport — Little Sea Bear

The Problems with Public Transport. Personally, I try and avoid public transport if I can help it. You never know what you are going to get from one minute to the next. At least—you don’t if you live in the United Kingdom. So far, I have travelled to Amsterdam and New York. I used their […]… Continue reading Bearing Disability Transport — Little Sea Bear

Disability, My Life

A Recently Distant Cinema Visit — Little Sea Bear

Recently, a friend of mine posted a link to this article on her facebook page. It discusses the discrimination disabled people face when getting to venues for concerts, live performances, etc. And it seems the same thing kind of happens in cinemas – just not as bad. I mean, unlike these venues, we do have […]… Continue reading A Recently Distant Cinema Visit — Little Sea Bear

Disability, My Life, Student Life

Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou? — Little Sea Bear

https://www.youtube.com/embed/RLhYFEwqNM4?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent We live in a society that is growing conscious of the harm we do to this planet and how we can reduce it. And that’s great! We only have one planet. If this one goes down the drain we and our future children cannot decide to move to Mars or another galaxy far far… Continue reading Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou? — Little Sea Bear