Tag Archives: WHEELCHAIR

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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Fire Drill

I try not to be angry ranty disabled woman but sometimes the wrong buttons get pushed… We recently had a fire drill at work; it’s a pretty large building with 3 fire lifts to evacuate wheelchair users in an emergency. … Continue reading

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Loving Lady Gaga!

Just a quick post to say how much I’m loving the new Lady Gaga track, “Born this Way”. It took me a while to fall for her but “Bad Romance” totally won me over last year. Not sure but I … Continue reading

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Naidex 2010

Last month I was fortunate to be asked to open Naidex at the NEC and hold a Q & A session later in the afternoon. I’ve done this type of thing quite a few times and I take my lead … Continue reading

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Debenhams, Disability & Dolls

Well, it’s been a busy few weeks since the Debenhams launch. Along with all the press I’ve been doing I’ve also had to continue to juggle my full time day job and law school, which hasn’t left me very much … Continue reading

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Cutting Edge: Katie: My Beautiful Face (Channel 4 Nov 2009)

I promise this blog won’t always be me commenting on television programmes (or so lengthy!) but I’m sure many of you will have seen “Cutting Edge, Katie: My Beautiful Face”. Katie Piper was left scarred in 2008 after sulphuric acid … Continue reading

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First day at blog school…

Well I’ve finally set up a blog….now I need to decide what its purpose should be. Random rants? Philosophical fumblings? Opinionated outbursts? Perhaps a little less alliteration… I’m a young woman living London, a wheelchair user since a diving accident … Continue reading

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