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 life… Continue reading My 2018 in review

Live Music Reviews: 2017/18 Roundup

As I’ve mentioned on countless occasions throughout this blog, I have a big passion for live music and love attending gigs and festivals. The past 14 months has been jam-packed with music events. Below is a roundup of my live music reviews in winter 2017 and 2018: 1. The Pigeon Detectives The day was Tuesday,… Continue reading Live Music Reviews: 2017/18 Roundup

Can I have assistance please?

Every disabled person knows having a disability comes with its challenges; accessing public transport, accessing shops and restaurants, receiving support in education, securing employment, making friendships and relationships plus much more. For me, the most frustrating thing is relying on other people for assistance. I require 24 hour care which supports me with personal care,… Continue reading Can I have assistance please?