My Blog

So, here’s where it all began. My friends had always told me I had a way with words and a thousand stories to tell. When Written Wheel came into fruition, writing my quirky tales saved my sanity and made me realise there was a need for us all to have unsugar-coated conversations about disability. If you want to get to know me; the good, the bad and the disastrous, then grab a cuppa, pull up a pew and brace yourself. I’m unconventional, controversial and will do anything to make you laugh (and cry). I strive to live my best disabled life every day.

  • True Story: Nathan 02/11/2018 - In this blog series, Adam Fox and I shall be delving into the world of disability with honest opinions and realistic perspectives. These real-life accounts will uncover what it’s like living in a world where a disability is the first thing most people notice. We will tell you the true story of the person behind… Continue Reading
  • Dream About Custard 02/11/2018 - 1.25 million people in the UK suffer from the disorder and ninety percent of those are women between the ages of fourteen and twenty-five.So far, I’d ticked all the boxes, but when the psychologist saw me for my assessment, I was greeted with utter shock and amazement: “Oh! You’re anorexic and disabled.” she exclaimed, whilst… Continue Reading
  • Giraffes are my Favourite Things 02/11/2018 - The fun began at 6am on Tuesday morning, when I got up ready and raring for Dad to be his usual two hours early. I showered in the knowledge that washing without equipment whilst I was away would be somewhat tricky, and I’d probably return slightly more wiffy than what anyone would want. I caught… Continue Reading
  • Ballet Was not the Career for me 02/11/2018 - So, here I go. First blog. First chapter. By no means my first set of wheels. This blog does what it says on the tin… I’m a budding journalist and, in case you hadn’t already guessed; I use wheels to get around. Continue Reading