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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.

Serving Food

I’m sitting here, deciding what to eat as I write this; probably not the best thing to do when you’re hungry. But it got me thinking about my kitchen stuff […]

Uni of Derby Creative Writing Christmas Party!!!

It’s nearly Christmas and my uni course breaks up next week. Every year they throw a Christmas party. We bring our own food and drinks to share amongst the other […]

Bearing Disability: Finding the Perfect Trusty Ol’ Kettle

Today I want to talk about kettles and finding the perfect kettle for you. With me being British, it shouldn’t be a surprise that I love a good cup of […]

University of Manchester —An Open Day

I am in my final year at the University of Derby and so have been looking at MA’s in Screenwriting. My lecturer recommended University of Manchester, saying that it had […]

Destroyed by Deception –S. McWilliams|Berg’s BookClub

Book Title: Destroyed by DeceptionAuthor: Stacy McWilliamsGenre: University romance, Psychological thrillerPublished: January 2017Star Rating: ★★ Introduction This is a difficult one to rate for me. It has good parts and bad parts that force […]

Bearing Disability: Me & Cerebral Palsy

I have a congenital disability known as Cerebral Palsy. Congenital means I have had this disability from birth. My branch of Cerebral Palsy is Right-Hemiplegia, which translates to mean: right-side […]

Paws and Prose: 7 techniques to stop Writer’s Block

There is often a debate as to whether writer’s block actually exists. Personally, I think that the answer is yes. Writer’s block is when you have come to a point […]

Diablo by Fallacious Rose | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: DiabloAuthor: Fallacious RoseGenre: Children’s LitPublished: October 2017Star Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I hope you love horses just as much as my friend’s daughter because this week I am reviewing a children’s book featuring a […]

Bearing Disability: Birmingham PHAB Camps

What is Birmingham PHAB Camps? Birmingham PHAB Camps is a charity that means a lot to me and I’ll never forget it. When I was sixteen, I was going through […]

Paws and Prose: A Workshop for Writers

What is a workshop A workshop for writers (or a writer’s workshop) is a place where you gather and share your work with other writers. A place to talk about […]

The Selection by Keira Cass | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: The SelectionAuthor: Keira CassSeries Name: The SelectionBook No.: Book 1 Genre: Teen & Young Adult, Romance, DystopianPublished: October 2017Publisher: HarperTeenStar Rating: ★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club. As you learned last week from my The Book of Dust review, Berg is my little […]

Paws & Prose: Superheroes and Love—A Short Story

This post is an odd one for me, it’s a short story of mine. I enjoy Batman, but I wouldn’t really say I’m a superhero fan. Instead, most of my […]

La Belle Sauvage | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: La Belle SauvageAuthor: Phillip PullmanSeries: Name TheBook of Dust Book No.: Book 1Genre: Children, Fantasy, Teen and Young AdultPublished: October 2017Publisher:Alfred A. KnopfStar Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Hi and welcome to Berg’s Book Club! I can’t tell […]

Duvet, Pegs and One Hand

I’ve not hidden that I have cerebral palsy. As you can probably imagine, it does bring challenges to my life. They are usually around tasks that are typically done with […]

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