Category Archives: Personal

Happy International Women’s Day to You and You and You, But Not You…

Happy International Women’s Day! I’ve been thinking a lot about how I feel about the celebration of Women’s Day at such a momentous time for the women’s movement, so many young women proudly owning their power, undoubtedly a very exciting … Continue reading

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Lifting the Veil

I’ve realised in recent years that I have spent a lot of energy making out that my life as a paraplegic is so much easier than it actually is, a mind set I developed very soon after my accident, a coping mechanism for myself but also a very effective way of swerving people’s sympathy. I minimised everything, but in minimising my injury I minimised me. Continue reading

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Finding the Right Words

I had always intended to kick start my blog in January 2017, I had a plan for a redesign and a few articles lined up to publish, however instead of a piece enthusing or raging about something or other I’m … Continue reading

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