Category Archives: Beauty

Fashion on Wheels

I’ve been thinking that as a model and woman with an avid interest in fashion I should probably include a few more posts about fashion and beauty products. (It’s too easy to only write when feeling all fired up and … Continue reading

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Independence Today

Here’s a quick link to an interview I gave to a US online magazine, Independence Today: http://www.itodaynews.com/february2012/Shannon_Murray.htm  

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The Conversation

Last week I was beyond excited to get one of my pieces published on a new US website, The Conversation. It’s a piece I wrote about my relationship with my legs, how my body image has evolved since my accident … Continue reading

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Legs

21 years ago today my legs stopped moving. No warning, no gradual decline or deterioration, just bang, one second they worked and the next they didn’t. (Details here: https://shannonmurray.wordpress.com/2011/05/20/every-eight-hours/ ) This blog post is perhaps a little more personal and much more … Continue reading

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Quick Interview Link: Within Reach Magazine

An interview with Within Reach magazine, a great online magazine for young people with upper limb deficiency. They produce really well written work and positively promote ability rather than disability. http://withinreachmag.co.uk/2011/04/modelling-with-a-disability-interview-with-shannon-murray/

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Plastic Fantastic? Part II

I read this week that there has been a 70% increase in women turning to plastic surgeons for a labiaplasty, the reduction of the labia; this is a ridiculous concept to previous generations who were never subject to the same … Continue reading

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Plastic Fantastic? Part I

In the office building where I there is a resident dentist with a full service surgery, incredibly convenient for the thousands of employees for check ups, cleaning and repairs; no need to book time off work, just nip down and … Continue reading

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