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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.

Fearless by Tim Lott | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: FearlessAuthor: Tim LottGenre: Children’s Lit, Dystopian, RealismPublished: June 2007Publisher:Star Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club! Berg is my polar bear friend who assists me in my book reviews. This week, we […]

Disability at University

I think I’m lucky. The University of Derby takes disability into an enormous amount of consideration, that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; they still have to stop their delivery vans from […]

Narrowing Down the Right University for You

Three years ago I applied to the University of Derby, but it wasn’t something I spent ten minutes deciding. I probably spent well over a year looking at universities, starting […]

Roald Dahl: James & the Giant Peach |Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: James and the Giant PeachAuthor: Roald DahlGenre: Children’s Fiction, FantasyPublished: 1961Star Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I was going to review The Book Thief this week and it’s still on my list but reading is […]

DSA Assesment – my second journey

Hi guys, sorry for not posting on Friday and Sunday, I’ve been a little busy. Today’s post is about DSA. DSA is the abbreviation of Disabled Student Allowance. When I first […]

Bearing Disability: Bad Hair Day? Make Life Easier

Happy New Years Eve! I hope you all have had a wonderful year, I know I have. I like New Year because it marks the middle of winter, meaning spring […]

Mixed Niche Bloggers Award —blogging chain

I’ve been nominated for the Mixed Niche Bloggers Award by  THE WEEKLY INSIDER. So I’d like to thank them for the nomination. The Mixed Niche Bloggers Award nominates bloggers that have at least two […]

Existence by Abbi Glines | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: ExistenceAuthor: Abbi GlinesSeries Name: ExistenceBook No.: Book 1Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Romance, FantasyPublished: December 2011 Star Rating: ★★★ Introduction This week is the last Wednesday of December. So, I have decided to participate in […]

Christmas Wrapping – One-handed

I heard on the radio this morning that some people haven’t put their tree up or wrapped their presents yet. So I’m going to write a post about my technique […]

Paws and Prose: My Script before Christmas

I’m really pleased with my script so far. I haven’t got to my target of five pages a day yet. Hopefully, after Christmas, I’ll be able to finish this ninety-page […]

Brief History Candle Making P. Wonning|Berg’s Book Club

Book Title:  A Brief History of Candle MakingAuthor:  Paul R. WonningGenre: Non-FictionPublished:  June 2014Star Rating: ★★★ Introduction Hello and welcome to Berg’s Book Club. Today’s book is an unusual one. It is a […]

Paws and Prose: An Early Christmas

Some of you know that I am an aspiring screenwriter, this Christmas, I’ve received the best screenwriting gift: Final Draft. It’s the industry standard and as my independent study this […]

Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Pig Heart BoyAuthor:  Malorie BlackmanGenre: Children’s Lit, RealismPublished: June 1998Publisher: Young CorgiStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I finally managed to read something! A sign that teaching has finished and my coursework are slowly coming to […]

The Arch-Enemy returns.

Yesterday was a busy day for me. I did some coursework, packed my stuff and went to the Christmas Party. My dad and I then travelled to my home in Birmingham. […]

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