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Shannon

Hi.

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.

Bearing Disability: P.I.P: A Step Back and Force of Arms

Previously I wrote about my Personal Independent Payment (P.I.P) Interegation and my own results with the P.I.P process.  I saw a piece of news on my friend’s facebook wall about a […]

The Program by Susan Young| Berg’s Book Club

  Book Title: The Program Book Author: Susan Young Book Series: N/A Genre: Teen and YA, Dystopoan First Published: March 2013 Star Rating⭐⭐⭐ This book was another one of my pop-sugar prompts: A […]

Bearing Disability: A Recently Distant Cinema Visit

Everyone loves the cinema. But do they always make you feel loved back? Recently, a friend of mine posted a link to this article on her facebook page. It discusses […]

Bearing Disability: Good News! You’re Cured!

I know this is not normally the day or time that I post but I need to write this. There have been two times in my life that have made […]

A Song of Ice and Fire| Berg’s Book Club

Wow! Game of Thrones. It’s difficult to know where to begin, isn’t it? How long has the TV series been running? some years I believe, last I heard, they were […]

Bearing Disability| Downton Abbey (Spoilers)

The only time I write about a film or TV Show on this blog is when it has a character that has some form of disability. My first and only […]

Ballet Shoes | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Ballet ShoesAuthor: Noel StreatfeildSeries Name: ShoesBook No.: #1Genre: Children’s LiteraturePublished: 1936Publisher: puffinStar Rating: ★★★★  Introduction Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you join Berg the Polar Bear and myself as I review my recent reads. […]

Bearing Disability: PIP Assessment —An Interrogation

On Tuesday, I went to an assessment centre for my PIP assessment (Personal Independent Payment). Some of you who have been following me for quite awhile now will know I […]

Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nusbaum (spoilers) | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Good Kings, Bad KingsAuthor: Susan NussbaumSeries Name: PLEASE NOGenre: Disabled Lit, YA, Dystopian?Published: November 2013 Publisher: Algonquin Books Star Rating: ★ Welcome to Berg’s Bookclub. I’ve been meaning to write a book review for Good Kings, Bad Kings by […]

Little Plastic Straw, Where Art Thou?

We live in a society that is growing conscious of the harm we do to this planet and how we can reduce it. And that’s great! We only have one […]

Blame by Simon Mayo| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: BlameBook Author: Simon MayoBook Series: N/AGenre: Teen & YA, Dystopia, Sci-fiFirst Published: July 2016Star Rating⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ One word to describe this book: WOW! It is a book set in the not so distant […]

I’m Back

Sorry for the long wait, Third Year of uni and coursework took so much time. Which is what you all want to hear, I’m sure. It’s weird, I found the Second […]

Mothers Day and Feet

In the UK, it is mother’s day today. On Friday, I went around my university city with my mom. We went to cafes, the arcade, a bit of window shopping […]

What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: What Katy DidAuthor: Susan CoolidgeSeries Name: What Katy DidBook No.: Book 1Genre: Children’s LitPublished: 1872Publisher: Penguin ClassicsStar Rating: ★★ Introduction What Katy did was Written by Sudan Coolidge in 1872. It is about a little girl, Katy Carr. She […]

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