My Life, Disability, 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

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Activities, Disability, My Life, Student Life

Going That Extra Mile For A Disabled Person

In October last year, my parents decided to renew their wedding vows and have a ceremony, inviting all of our friends and family to celebrate. I loved this idea as I loved any excuse to dress up and party and spend precious time with those who I am close with. After a lot of consideration,… Continue reading Going That Extra Mile For A Disabled Person

Disability, My Life, Student Life

What Annoys Me As A Wheelchair User!

Being in an electric wheelchair all of my life I’ve had various challenges and obstacles in my way. I suffer from Cerebral Palsy which affects all four of my limbs, predominantly on my left side and my right leg, I have been very fortunate in the way that it has not affected me mentally. I… Continue reading What Annoys Me As A Wheelchair User!

Disability, My Life

My Raging Ramp Fee – Update

Regular followers of this blog would know about my run-ins with taxi drivers. Last year, I actually went to a tribunal to give evidence against one particular taxi driver, regarding their behaviour and attitude towards me when I asked for them to take me home. This driver has suspended following this the conclusion that was… Continue reading My Raging Ramp Fee – Update

Disability, My Life, Student Life

10 Disability Horror Stories — Rock For Disability

“It’s the most scariest time of the year, with the kids trick or treating and monsters appearing that will bring us to fear, it’s the most scariest time of the year! 👻💀☠️🤡👽👾🧟‍♂️🧛‍♂️👿🧙‍♂️🎃” Yes Halloween is here again but it isn’t all about ghosts, vampires, zombies and monsters. Just trying to live a daily life as […]… Continue reading 10 Disability Horror Stories — Rock For Disability

Disability, My Life

Bearing Disability: Frustrations of A Wheelchair user| Guest Post — Little Sea Bear

Hi Everyone, please welcome Sophie who has kindly agreed to guest post for me today. She is a friend of mine who shares the same common interests as me—this means we bicker like two spinsters. Sophie is linking on to my post from last week Bearing Disability: Three Frustrations but this post is more about… Continue reading Bearing Disability: Frustrations of A Wheelchair user| Guest Post — Little Sea Bear

Disability, My Life, Student Life

At University with a Disability – Hiring Carers – Round 3

The new academic year at De Montfort University is here once more. This time I'm going into my third year... Once again, the search was on for a PA/carer to assist me through the third year and hopefully shape my experience throughout the academic terms 2018-2019; so, I am able to graduate at the end… Continue reading At University with a Disability – Hiring Carers – Round 3

Entertainment, Film, Reviews

The Greatest Showman (2017) Film Review

Star Rating  This film showcases those who are unique and in a gripping musical. The film slowly grew and became a hit overnight, capturing the minds of audiences members everywhere. P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackson) promises his childhood sweetheart, Charity Barnum (Michelle Williams) a life of luxury while all of their hopes and dreams come true. However, this life takes… Continue reading The Greatest Showman (2017) Film Review