How my disability created friendships

A few weeks ago I shared a post with the pros and cons of living with my disability. The first and most important positive thing I mentioned was the friendships I’ve made over the years: “Getting to make lifelong friends through school, theatre groups and (The occasional brilliant) carers.“ There are in fact five particular… Continue reading How my disability created friendships

25 memories in 25 years

On this day 25 years ago, a baby girl called Emma was born. For the past quarter of a s century, she has lived an extraordinary life. On here she is best known as the founder, creator and author of this blog… me! To honour my birthday, I want to share my 25 favourite memories… Continue reading 25 memories in 25 years

My 2018 in review

  2018 has been the year of me being productive, determined and self-motivated. I would admit I haven’t achieved as much as I hoped this year. However I’ve discovered what I’m capable of and what I can accomplish with the resources and connections I have. Here is a roundup of all my achievements, activities and… Continue reading My 2018 in review

Westy Drama Groups Christmas performance: Olivia Twist

In September 2018 I joined an adult drama group at the West End Centre in Aldershot. This term we have been working on our Christmas performance which is a modernised version of Charles Dickens’ story Oliver Twist.   The greatest twist of this story is our main character will be played by a girl with… Continue reading Westy Drama Groups Christmas performance: Olivia Twist

5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities

Wednesday 10th October 2018 was World Mental Health Day. Currently 450 million people worldwide suffer with mental health problems and it has been known to effect famous people too including Gary Lightbody, Ant McPartlin, Robin Williams and Chester Bennington.   To mark the occasion and raise awareness, I want to share factors that cause mental… Continue reading 5 factors that cause mental health problems in people with physical disabilities