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Shannon

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Now you might be thinking why bother read my blog? But my blog covers a range of topics. I have Cerebral Palsy, am a book nerd, a writer and a student and so this is what my blog covers. Not only that, the disability side of my blog highlights that my disability doesn't mke me who I am, it is just a part of me.

Paws and Prose: Participating in NanoWrimo 2019

Hi all, You may have noticed that I haven’t posted much recently. There are reasons for this. One of them is that, with the help of a volunteer, I am improving all my blog posts to make sure that they are all reader friendly. You may have noticed […]

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Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan: A Series Review

This is a reblog post. It features a review of the book series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan. I loved the Percy Jackson series and slowly (very slowly) working my way through the Markus Chase series. I’m loving the Markus Chase series so far. Both […]

Car Adaptations for a Disabled Driver

Getting Your Car Adapted Getting the right adaptations for your car can be difficult and time-consuming if you are a disabled driver. Useful Links: Motability Scheme – provides information on over 500 car adaptations and videos showing how some of them work. Also you can get your car […]

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Death, Tragedy & Grief: A Jacqueline Wilson Case Study.

Throughout our lives, there will be rites of passage that everyone experiences: our first love, first kiss, friendship, a family; but not all of them are happy. We also experience of abuse, abandonment, death and more. Children are not immune to these universal themes and circumstances, especially facing […]

Battling DWP | A File That Can Help Win Your Case

If you have been reading any of my past posts, you will know that Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is the UK disability benefit as of 2013. It is run by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). It is extremely difficult to be awarded this benefit without a […]

Moving home — from one flat to another

I know it has been a long time again, but over the last three weeks, Dad and I have been moving home. We’ve lived in a flat with lots of storage space and now moved to one with less storage space. We disciplined ourselves and kept things that […]

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Bearing up: PIP Tribunal, Preparation and Results

Yesterday morning, I had my Personal Independent Payment or PIP Tribunal. PIP is a UK disability benefit. So today, I “Beared Up” (Phrase stolen from one of my lecturers as they heard about my tribunal). Ready to fight the injustice of PIP. I put on my armour, not […]

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